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

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

Topsham is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5931 people. The water temperature around Topsham changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.5°C (36.5°F) in February up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Topsham 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 Topsham?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Topsham is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Topsham. The closest decent spot is Popham-Read, which is roughly 16.1km (18.4miles) away from Topsham. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Topsham are Higgins Beach, which is 29.6km (18.4miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located 47.1km (29.3miles) from Topsham.

Are there nice beaches close to Topsham?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Topsham. The next good one is Reid State Park, which is only 15.6km (9.7miles) away from Topsham. Another fun beach near Topsham is Higgins Beach, roughly 29.4km (18.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Topsham?

The water temperature around Topsham is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°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-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Topsham?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Topsham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Topsham...

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