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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cannon Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cannon Beach...

Cannon Beach is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1690 people. The water temperature around Cannon Beach changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cannon Beach 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 Cannon Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Cannon Beach is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Cannon Beach. The closest one is Needles, which is just 0.7km (0.8miles) away from Cannon Beach. Click here for more information on Needles and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Cannon Beach are Cannon beach, which is ca 1.4km (0.8miles) away, and Indian Head, located roughly 3.9km (2.4miles) from Cannon Beach.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Cannon Beach?

There are more nice beaches close to Cannon Beach. The nearest one is Cannon Beach, which is 0km (0miles) away from Cannon Beach. Another fun beach near Cannon Beach is Arcadia Beach, which is roughly 3.6km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Cannon Beach?

The sea temperature around Cannon Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Cannon Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 8°C (47°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Cannon Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cannon Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cannon Beach...

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