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

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

Waterbury is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 110366 people. The water temperature around Waterbury changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0°C (32.1°F) in February up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Waterbury 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 Waterbury?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Waterbury is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Waterbury. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cupsogue beach, which is just 56.9km (35.4miles) away from Waterbury. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cupsogue beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Waterbury are Jetty 4, which is 57km (35.4miles) away, and Road K, located 57.5km (35.7miles) from Waterbury.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Waterbury. A good beach nearby is New Haven, which is just 18.4km (11.4miles) away from Waterbury. Another fun beach near Waterbury is West Haven, roughly 20.6km (12.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Waterbury?

The sea temperature around Waterbury is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Waterbury?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Waterbury: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Waterbury...

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