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

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

Westerly is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Westerly varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.9°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Westerly 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 Westerly?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Westerly is ca:
2°C (35°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Westerly. The closest one is Misquamicut State Beach, which is only 4km (2.5miles) away from Westerly. Click here to check out more information on Misquamicut State Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Westerly are Dickeys, which is ca 4.1km (2.5miles) away, and Fenway, located 4.8km (3miles) from Westerly.

Are there any other white sand beaches close to Westerly?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Westerly. The nearest one is Misquamicut State Beach, which is just 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Westerly. Another good beach near Westerly is Burlingame State Park, which is ca 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Westerly?

The sea temperature at Westerly is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 2°C (35°F). In this season, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Westerly?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Westerly: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Westerly...

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