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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 coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11231 people. The water temperature around Cocoa Beach varies dramatically during the year. 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 near Cocoa Beach?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

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

Are there beaches in proximity to Cocoa Beach?

There are more nice beaches near to Cocoa Beach. The nearest one is Cocoa Beach, which is 0km (0miles) away from Cocoa Beach. Another fun beach near Cocoa Beach is Satellite Beach, which is roughly 10km (6.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Cocoa Beach?

The sea temperature around 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 diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 18°C (65°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Cocoa Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range 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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