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

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

Stockton Springs is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1540 people. The water temperature around Stockton Springs varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Stockton 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 Stockton Springs?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Stockton Springs is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Stockton Springs. A good spot nearby is Popham-Read, which is roughly 70.2km (59.5miles) away from Stockton Springs. Click here to check out more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Stockton Springs are Higgins Beach, which is ca 95.9km (59.5miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 113.2km (70.3miles) from Stockton Springs.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Stockton Springs. The next good one is Lincolnville Beach, which is 16.1km (10miles) away from Stockton Springs. Another nice beach near Stockton Springs is Town Beach, which is 26.4km (16.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Stockton Springs?

The sea temperature around Stockton Springs is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5/6 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 fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Stockton Springs?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Stockton Springs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Stockton Springs...

Do you know what the the island South Monomoy in the United States, the city Sesto Imolese in the Italy, and the city Hopedale in the United States have in common with Stockton Springs? Click on the links to find out...