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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Wells Beach has a large variability year round. 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 shown in the graph 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 approximately:
5°C (40°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Wells Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Wells Beach. The nearest one is Ogunquit Beach, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Wells Beach. Click here to check out more information on Ogunquit Beach and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Wells Beach is Ogunquit Rivermouth, which is ca 4.1km (2.6miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches close to Wells Beach. The nearest one is Wells Beach, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Wells Beach. Another nice beach near Wells Beach is Short Sands Beach, which is roughly 9.3km (5.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Wells Beach?

The water 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Wells Beach. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 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 more than 20 minutes, 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Wells Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing 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 love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature 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.

Interesting facts about Wells Beach...

Do you know what the the city Forio in Italy, the city Rodionovo-Nesvetayskaya in Russia, and the island Endelave in Denmark have in common with Wells Beach? Click on the links to find out...