Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wachusett Ridge
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wachusett Ridge...
Wachusett Ridge is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Wachusett Ridge changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.6°F) in April up to 14.5°C (58.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wachusett Ridge 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 Wachusett Ridge?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Wachusett Ridge is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are close to Wachusett Ridge. The closest decent spot is Raft Cove, which is 330.2km (205.1miles) away from Wachusett Ridge. Click here
to check out more information on Raft Cove and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tofino
, which is roughly 434.1km (269.6miles) away from Wachusett Ridge. Another surfspot is Tofino
, located approximately 434.1km (269.6miles) from Wachusett Ridge.
Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Wachusett Ridge?
Not many beaches are located in proximity to Wachusett Ridge. A beach, which is not too far away, is Long Beach
, which is 441.6km (274.3miles) away from Wachusett Ridge. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Qualicum Beach
, approximately 497.8km (309.2miles) away from Wachusett Ridge.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Wachusett Ridge?
The sea temperature at Wachusett Ridge is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during spring, water temperatures come down to approximately 6°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the diving and fishing near Wachusett Ridge?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Wachusett Ridge: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Wachusett Ridge...
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in the Netherlands, the city Burdaard
in the Netherlands, and the city Biga
in the Turkey have in common with Wachusett Ridge? Click on the links to find out...