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

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

Wellesley is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 27982 people. The water temperature around Wellesley varies extremely 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wellesley 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 Wellesley?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Wellesley is ca:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Wellesley. A spot that might be worth checking out is allerton point, which is 21km (14miles) away from Wellesley. Click here to check out more information on allerton point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Wellesley are Nantasket Beach, which is 22.5km (14miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located ca 26.2km (16.3miles) from Wellesley.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in close proximity to Wellesley. The nearest one is Natick, which is just 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Wellesley. Another good beach near Wellesley is Cochituate Lake Beach, which is roughly 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Wellesley?

The sea temperature around Wellesley 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wellesley. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Wellesley?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wellesley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wellesley...

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