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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Cannon beach changes moderately year round. 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 at Cannon beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Cannon beach is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Cannon beach. The nearest one is Needles, which is only 2km (1.2miles) away from Cannon beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Needles and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Cannon beach is Indian Head, which is roughly 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are other beaches close to Cannon beach. The closest one is Cannon Beach, which is 1.4km (0.8miles) away from Cannon beach. Another gorgeous beach near Cannon beach is Arcadia Beach, which is 4.9km (3.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Cannon beach?

The sea temperature at 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 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Cannon beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often be found 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...

Do you know what the the city Fidenza in Italy, the island White in Grenada, and the city Benimodo in Spain have in common with Cannon beach? Click on the links to find out...