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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Eliot, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Eliot...

South Eliot is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3550 people. The water temperature around South Eliot varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 17.2°C (62.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since South Eliot 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 South Eliot?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near South Eliot is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to South Eliot. The closest one is Jenness Beach, NH, which is only 8.6km (5.8miles) away from South Eliot. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jenness Beach, NH and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near South Eliot are The Wall, which is roughly 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and Fox Hill, located approximately 10km (6.2miles) from South Eliot.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to South Eliot. The closest one is Great Island Common, which is just 4.4km (2.7miles) away from South Eliot. Another good beach near South Eliot is Little Harbor, which is approximately 4.6km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for South Eliot?

The water temperature around South Eliot is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 South Eliot. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near South Eliot?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to South Eliot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about South Eliot...

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