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

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

Wakefield is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 24932 people. The water temperature around Wakefield varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.1°F) in March up to 16.7°C (62°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wakefield 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 Wakefield?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Wakefield is ca:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Wakefield?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Wakefield. The nearest one is Deveraux Beach, which is only 11.4km (10.5miles) away from Wakefield. Click here for directions and for more information on Deveraux Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Wakefield are allerton point, which is 16.9km (10.5miles) away, and Nantasket Beach, located approximately 19.8km (12.3miles) from Wakefield.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some other beaches close to Wakefield. The closest one is Saugus, which is 4.3km (2.6miles) away from Wakefield. Another good beach near Wakefield is Lynn, which is 6.9km (4.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Wakefield?

The sea temperature around Wakefield is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Wakefield. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Wakefield?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wakefield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wakefield...

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