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

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

Union is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2297 people. The water temperature around Union varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.8°C (37°F) in February up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Union 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 Union?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Union is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Union. The next good one is Popham-Read, which is 42km (41.9miles) away from Union. Click here for more information on Popham-Read and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Union are Higgins Beach, which is roughly 67.5km (41.9miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located roughly 84.8km (52.6miles) from Union.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Union?

No, there are not many beaches near to Union. A beach that might be worth checking out is Lincolnville Beach, which is 14km (8.7miles) away from Union. Another beautiful beach near Union is Town Beach, which is roughly 29.7km (18.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Union?

The water temperature around Union 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Union. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold 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 near Union?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Union: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Union...

Do you know what the the city Dolores in the Philippines, the geo Sicily-Malta Escarpment , and the city Saint-Gonnery in the France have in common with Union? Click on the links to find out...