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

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

Artesia is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 16522 people. The water temperature around Artesia changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Artesia 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 Artesia?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Artesia is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Artesia. The closest one is Seal Beach, which is 8.9km (5.6miles) away from Artesia. Click here for more information on Seal Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Artesia are Ray Bay, which is roughly 9km (5.6miles) away, and Anderson Street, located 9.9km (6.1miles) from Artesia.

Are there beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in close proximity to Artesia. The nearest one is Chapman Beach, which is 7.5km (4.6miles) away from Artesia. Another gorgeous beach near Artesia is Seal Beach, which is approximately 8.7km (5.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Artesia?

The sea temperature around Artesia is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 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 diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Artesia?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Artesia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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