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

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

Bishop is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 3134 people. The water temperature around Bishop changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (56°F) in February up to 28.7°C (83.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bishop 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 Bishop?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Bishop is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bishop. A spot that might be worth checking out is Bob Hall Pier, which is 35.6km (22.8miles) away from Bishop. Click here to check out more information on Bob Hall Pier and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bishop are Corpus Christi, which is approximately 36.7km (22.8miles) away, and Packery Channel, located roughly 36.7km (22.8miles) from Bishop.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Bishop. One beach, which is not too far away, is Mustang Island, which is 39.3km (24.4miles) away from Bishop. Another fun beach near Bishop is Padre Island, roughly 57.6km (35.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bishop?

The sea temperature around Bishop is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bishop. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (56°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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bishop?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bishop: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bishop...

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