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

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

Bolinas is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Bolinas is nearly steady year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in January up to 13.6°C (56.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bolinas 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 Bolinas?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Bolinas is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Bolinas. The nearest one is RCA, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Bolinas. Click here for directions and to check out more information on RCA and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Bolinas is Double point, which is approximately 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Bolinas. The closest one is Stinson Beach Park, which is only 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Bolinas. Another nice beach near Bolinas is Mount Tamalpais State Park, which is approximately 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bolinas?

The average water temperature at Bolinas is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Bolinas. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bolinas?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Bolinas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bolinas...

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