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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cathedral City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cathedral City...

Cathedral City is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 51200 people. The water temperature around Cathedral City varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.5°F) in February up to 20.6°C (69.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Cathedral City is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Cathedral City. A spot, which is not too far away, is Del Mar Jetties, which is about 66.9km (41.5miles) away from Cathedral City. Click here to check out more information on Del Mar Jetties and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cathedral City are Camp Pendelton, which is ca 66.9km (41.5miles) away, and Oceanside Pier, located roughly 67km (41.6miles) from Cathedral City.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Cathedral City. A good beach nearby is Lands End Beach, which is only 66.8km (41.5miles) away from Cathedral City. Another fun beach near Cathedral City is Oceanside City Beach, which is ca 66.8km (41.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Cathedral City?

The water temperature around Cathedral City is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Cathedral City. However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cathedral City?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cathedral City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cathedral City...

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