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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7040 people. The water temperature around Stratford changes significantly during the year. 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 graph 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 near Stratford?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Stratford is approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Stratford. A good spot nearby is Margate Pier, which is 44.3km (27.6miles) away from Stratford. Click here for directions and for more information on Margate Pier and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Stratford are Ventnor Pier, which is 44.5km (27.6miles) away, and Waverly, located approximately 44.5km (27.6miles) from Stratford.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Stratford. A beach that might be worth checking out is Goat Hill, which is just 36.7km (22.8miles) away from Stratford. Another beach near Stratford is Reeds Bay Park, approximately 38.5km (23.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Stratford?

The water temperature around 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Stratford. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine 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 big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Stratford?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures 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.

Interesting facts about Stratford...

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