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

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

Carnation is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 1786 people. The water temperature around Carnation is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Carnation 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 Carnation?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Carnation is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Carnation. The closest decent spot is Fort Ebey, which is 56.1km (44.1miles) away from Carnation. Click here to check out more information on Fort Ebey and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Carnation are Super Green, which is 71km (44.1miles) away, and Elwha, located roughly 83.7km (52miles) from Carnation.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Carnation. A beach that might be worth checking out is Alki Beach, which is 23.1km (14.4miles) away from Carnation. Another nice beach near Carnation is Ober Park, roughly 28.9km (17.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Carnation?

The average sea temperature around Carnation is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with no significant changes during the year. Because of this, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Carnation. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing near Carnation?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Carnation are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Carnation: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Carnation...

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