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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Big Rock, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Big Rock...

Big Rock is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Big Rock has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58°F) in February up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Big Rock 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 Big Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Big Rock is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Big Rock. The closest one is Windansea, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Big Rock. Click here for directions and for more information on Windansea and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Big Rock is Little Point, which is 0.6km (0.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Big Rock?

There are more nice beaches in close proximity to Big Rock. The closest one is Windansea Beach, which is only 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Big Rock. Another good beach near Big Rock is La Jolla Strand Park, which is roughly 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Big Rock?

The sea temperature at Big Rock 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Big Rock?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 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 Big Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Big Rock...

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