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

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

Stratford is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Stratford varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Stratford 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 at Stratford?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Stratford is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Stratford. The next good one is Smith point, which is about 34.3km (22miles) away from Stratford. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Smith point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Stratford are Cupsogue beach, which is ca 35.5km (22miles) away, and Jetty 4, located 36.8km (22.9miles) from Stratford.

Are there any other sandy beaches close to Stratford?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Stratford. The closest one is Bridgeport, which is only 3.2km (2miles) away from Stratford. Another good beach near Stratford is Silver Sands State Park, which is approximately 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Stratford?

The sea temperature at Stratford is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Stratford?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Stratford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Stratford...

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