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

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

Worcester is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 181045 people. The water temperature around Worcester changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 3°C (37.3°F) in March up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Worcester 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 Worcester?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Worcester is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Worcester. A spot that might be worth checking out is allerton point, which is about 47.1km (30.1miles) away from Worcester. Click here for more information on allerton point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Worcester are Nantasket Beach, which is ca 48.5km (30.1miles) away, and Deveraux Beach, located ca 51km (31.7miles) from Worcester.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Worcester. A good beach nearby is Cochituate Lake Beach, which is 21.9km (13.6miles) away from Worcester. Another gorgeous beach near Worcester is Natick, ca 23.3km (14.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Worcester?

The water temperature around Worcester is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 3°C (37°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Worcester?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Worcester: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Worcester...

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