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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Somerset, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Somerset...

Somerset is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1216 people. The water temperature around Somerset changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Somerset is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Somerset?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Somerset is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Somerset. A good spot nearby is Naval Jetty, which is almost 109.4km (68miles) away from Somerset. Click here for directions and for more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Dewey Beach, which is 110.7km (68.8miles) away from Somerset. Another fun surfspot is Dewey Beach, located roughly 110.7km (68.8miles) from Somerset.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Somerset. A good beach nearby is Landing Road, which is only 25.5km (15.8miles) away from Somerset. Another fun beach near Somerset is Point of Rocks, approximately 31.9km (19.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Somerset?

The sea temperature around Somerset is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Somerset. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Somerset?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Somerset: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Somerset...

Do you know what the the city Daao in China, the city Trignac in France, and the city Ares in Spain have in common with Somerset? Click on the links to find out...