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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Walden Pond, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Walden Pond...

Walden Pond is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Walden Pond has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in March up to 18.4°C (65.1°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 Walden Pond 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 at Walden Pond?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Walden Pond is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Walden Pond?

There are not many surf spots close to Walden Pond. A spot that might be worth checking out is allerton point, which is just 25.1km (15.7miles) away from Walden Pond. Click here for directions and for more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Walden Pond are Deveraux Beach, which is approximately 25.2km (15.7miles) away, and Nantasket Beach, located roughly 27.4km (17miles) from Walden Pond.

Are there any other beaches near by?

There are several other beaches close to Walden Pond. The closest one is Cochituate Lake Beach, which is 9.1km (5.7miles) away from Walden Pond. Another beautiful beach near Walden Pond is Robbins Hill, which is ca 10.2km (6.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Walden Pond?

The sea temperature at Walden Pond is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°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 more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Walden Pond. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Walden Pond?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Walden Pond: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Walden Pond...

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