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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cape Lookout, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cape Lookout...

Cape Lookout is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Cape Lookout has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in February up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cape Lookout 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 Cape Lookout?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Cape Lookout is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Cape Lookout. The nearest one is Pacific City-Point Break, Cape Kiwanda, which is just 8km (5miles) away from Cape Lookout. Click here for more information on Pacific City-Point Break, Cape Kiwanda and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Cape Lookout is Pacific City-Gas Chambers, which is 8.3km (5.2miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches near to Cape Lookout. The nearest one is Agate Beach Tillamook, which is only 10.5km (6.5miles) away from Cape Lookout. Another beautiful beach near Cape Lookout is Kiwanda Beach, which is roughly 12.7km (7.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Cape Lookout?

The water temperature at Cape Lookout is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cape Lookout?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Cape Lookout: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cape Lookout...

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