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

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

Cocoa Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Cocoa Beach changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 18.4°C (65.1°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cocoa 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 Cocoa Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Cocoa Beach is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Cocoa Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Cocoa Beach. The closest one is Cocoa Beach Pier, which is only 3.3km (2.3miles) away from Cocoa Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Cocoa Beach Pier and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cocoa Beach are Tables, which is ca 3.7km (2.3miles) away, and Patricks Air Force Base, located roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) from Cocoa Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near Cocoa Beach?

There are some other nice beaches close to Cocoa Beach. The closest one is Satellite Beach, which is only 10km (6.2miles) away from Cocoa Beach. Another beach near Cocoa Beach is Indian Harbour Beach, which is ca 11.9km (7.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Cocoa Beach?

The sea temperature at Cocoa Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 18°C (65°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cocoa Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cocoa Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cocoa Beach...

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