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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wells Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wells Beach...

Wells Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Wells Beach changes significantly 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wells Beach 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 Wells Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Wells Beach is about:
5°C (40°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Wells Beach. The nearest one is Wells Beach, which is 0.2km (2.2miles) away from Wells Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Wells Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Wells Beach are Ogunquit Beach, which is roughly 3.5km (2.2miles) away, and Ogunquit Rivermouth, located approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) from Wells Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are more beaches in proximity to Wells Beach. The closest one is Short Sands Beach, which is just 9.3km (5.8miles) away from Wells Beach. Another beach near Wells Beach is York Harbor Beach, which is ca 12.5km (7.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Wells Beach?

The sea temperature at Wells Beach 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Wells Beach. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Wells Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wells Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wells Beach...

Do you know what the the city Los Corrales de Buelna in Spain, the city Remire-Montjoly in French Guiana, and the city Mossa in Italy have in common with Wells Beach? Click on the links to find out...