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

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

Sturbridge is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 2253 people. The water temperature around Sturbridge changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3.5°C (38.2°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.1°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 Sturbridge 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 Sturbridge?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Sturbridge is ca:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Sturbridge. A good spot nearby is Bonnet Shores Point, which is roughly 55.2km (34.9miles) away from Sturbridge. Click here to check out more information on Bonnet Shores Point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sturbridge are Misquamicut State Beach, which is ca 56.2km (34.9miles) away, and Dickeys, located ca 56.2km (34.9miles) from Sturbridge.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Sturbridge. The closest decent beach is Ellington, which is 23.2km (14.4miles) away from Sturbridge. Another nice beach near Sturbridge is Cochituate Lake Beach, ca 38.4km (23.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Sturbridge?

The sea temperature around Sturbridge is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm 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 scuba diving around Sturbridge. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Sturbridge?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sturbridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sturbridge...

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