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

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

West Hartford is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 63268 people. The water temperature around West Hartford has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.6°C (33.2°F) in February up to 22.1°C (71.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since West Hartford 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 Hartford?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near West Hartford is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to West Hartford. A good spot nearby is Misquamicut State Beach, which is roughly 57.7km (35.8miles) away from West Hartford. Click here to check out more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near West Hartford are Dickeys, which is ca 57.7km (35.8miles) away, and Fenway, located approximately 59km (36.7miles) from West Hartford.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are other beautiful beaches near to West Hartford. The nearest one is Middletown, which is just 14.6km (9.1miles) away from West Hartford. Another beautiful beach near West Hartford is Ellington, which is approximately 18.4km (11.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for West Hartford?

The sea temperature around West Hartford is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around West Hartford. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 1°C (33°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near West Hartford?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to West Hartford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about West Hartford...

Do you know what the the city Bound Brook in the United States, the island Aux Herbes in the United States, and the city Camden in the United States have in common with West Hartford? Click on the links to find out...