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

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

Watertown is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 3574 people. The water temperature around Watertown varies dramatically 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 Watertown 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 Watertown?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Watertown is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Watertown. The next good one is Cupsogue beach, which is about 61.1km (38.1miles) away from Watertown. Click here for directions and for more information on Cupsogue beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Watertown are Jetty 4, which is 61.4km (38.1miles) away, and Smith point, located 61.7km (38.3miles) from Watertown.

Are there beaches located close to Watertown?

There are not many beaches near to Watertown. One beach, which is not too far away, is New Fairfield Town Park, which is just 19.7km (12.2miles) away from Watertown. Another beautiful beach near Watertown is New Fairfield, which is 21.4km (13.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Watertown?

The sea temperature around Watertown 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Watertown?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary 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 change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Watertown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Watertown...

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