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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ben weston Catalina Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ben weston Catalina Island...

Ben weston Catalina Island is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ben weston Catalina Island varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in January up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ben weston Catalina Island 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 Ben weston Catalina Island?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Ben weston Catalina Island is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ben weston Catalina Island. The nearest one is Shark Harbor, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Ben weston Catalina Island. Click here to check out more information on Shark Harbor and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Ben weston Catalina Island is Cabrillo Point, which is 25.1km (15.6miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Ben weston Catalina Island. The next good one is RAT Beach, which is only 29.9km (18.6miles) away from Ben weston Catalina Island. Another fun beach near Ben weston Catalina Island is Torrance County Beach, approximately 30.4km (18.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ben weston Catalina Island?

The water temperature at Ben weston Catalina Island is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ben weston Catalina Island. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ben weston Catalina Island?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ben weston Catalina Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ben weston Catalina Island...

Do you know what the the city Marzi in Italy, the city Ares Tengah in Indonesia, and the city Friville-Escarbotin in France have in common with Ben weston Catalina Island? Click on the links to find out...