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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Dennis, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Dennis...

West Dennis is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2242 people. The water temperature around West Dennis varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0.9°C (33.7°F) in February up to 20°C (68°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 West Dennis 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 West Dennis?

The current water temperature in the month of January near West Dennis is about:
2°C (35°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to West Dennis. The closest one is Nauset Light Beach, which is just 15.1km (10.6miles) away from West Dennis. Click here for more information on Nauset Light Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near West Dennis are Coast Guard beach, which is roughly 17.1km (10.6miles) away, and Marconi Beach, located 19.7km (12.3miles) from West Dennis.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches near to West Dennis. The nearest one is West Dennis, which is 0km (0miles) away from West Dennis. Another good beach near West Dennis is Follins Pond, which is approximately 3km (1.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for West Dennis?

The water temperature around West Dennis is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 1°C (34°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to West Dennis?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Dennis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about West Dennis...

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