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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near York Harbor Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about York Harbor Beach...

York Harbor Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around York Harbor Beach changes dramatically throughout the year. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since York Harbor 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 York Harbor Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at York Harbor Beach is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to York Harbor Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to York Harbor Beach. The closest one is Ogunquit Rivermouth, which is just 8.3km (5.6miles) away from York Harbor Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ogunquit Rivermouth and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near York Harbor Beach are Ogunquit Beach, which is roughly 9km (5.6miles) away, and Jenness Beach, NH, located ca 12km (7.5miles) from York Harbor Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches near to York Harbor Beach. The closest one is Short Sands Beach, which is just 3.2km (2miles) away from York Harbor Beach. Another gorgeous beach near York Harbor Beach is Great Island Common, which is ca 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for York Harbor Beach?

The sea temperature at York Harbor 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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, sea temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to York Harbor Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to York Harbor Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about York Harbor Beach...

Do you know what the the city San Cipirello in Italy, the city Imeong Hamlet in Palau, and the city Buca in Turkey have in common with York Harbor Beach? Click on the links to find out...