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

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

Somerville is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 75754 people. The water temperature around Somerville has extreme variability 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 Somerville 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 Somerville?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Somerville is ca:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Somerville. The closest one is allerton point, which is just 12.4km (9miles) away from Somerville. Click here for directions and for more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Somerville are Deveraux Beach, which is ca 14.5km (9miles) away, and Nantasket Beach, located ca 14.9km (9.3miles) from Somerville.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Somerville?

There are more nice beaches near to Somerville. The closest one is Charlestown, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Somerville. Another beautiful beach near Somerville is Charlestown Breachway State Beach, which is approximately 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Somerville?

The sea temperature around Somerville 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Somerville?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Somerville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Somerville...

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