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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Arcadia Beach...

Arcadia Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Arcadia Beach changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Arcadia 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 Arcadia Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Arcadia Beach is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Arcadia Beach. The nearest one is Needles, which is just 3km (3.1miles) away from Arcadia Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Needles and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Arcadia Beach are Cannon beach, which is approximately 4.9km (3.1miles) away, and smugglers cove, located roughly 5.5km (3.4miles) from Arcadia Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are other beaches near to Arcadia Beach. The closest one is Cannon Beach, which is 3.6km (2.3miles) away from Arcadia Beach. Another fun beach near Arcadia Beach is Short Sand Beach, which is roughly 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Arcadia Beach?

The sea temperature at Arcadia Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Arcadia Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Arcadia Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arcadia Beach...

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