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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Stafford Springs, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Stafford Springs...

Stafford Springs is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4988 people. The water temperature around Stafford Springs changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Stafford Springs 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 Stafford Springs?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Stafford Springs is approximately:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Stafford Springs. A spot, which is not too far away, is Misquamicut State Beach, which is about 50.9km (31.6miles) away from Stafford Springs. Click here for more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Stafford Springs are Dickeys, which is approximately 50.9km (31.6miles) away, and Fenway, located roughly 51.5km (32miles) from Stafford Springs.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Stafford Springs. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ellington, which is 8.2km (5.1miles) away from Stafford Springs. Another beach near Stafford Springs is Middletown, roughly 32.5km (20.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Stafford Springs?

The water temperature around Stafford Springs is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Stafford Springs. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Stafford Springs?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Stafford Springs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Stafford Springs...

Do you know what the the city Tecpan de Galeana in Mexico, the city Lauwin-Planque in France, and the city Munde in Indonesia have in common with Stafford Springs? Click on the links to find out...