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

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

Cocoa is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 17140 people. The water temperature around Cocoa has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.2°F) in December up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cocoa 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?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Cocoa is approximately:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close to Cocoa?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Cocoa. The closest one is Cocoa Beach Pier, which is 8.7km (7.3miles) away from Cocoa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cocoa Beach Pier and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Cocoa are Tables, which is approximately 11.7km (7.3miles) away, and Patricks Air Force Base, located 12.2km (7.6miles) from Cocoa.

Are there nice beaches near Cocoa?

Yes, there are some nice beaches in close proximity to Cocoa. The closest one is Cocoa Beach, which is just 9.4km (5.8miles) away from Cocoa. Another nice beach near Cocoa is Satellite Beach, which is 17.2km (10.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Cocoa?

The water temperature around Cocoa 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Cocoa. However, during early winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 17°C (63°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, 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 advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cocoa?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cocoa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cocoa...

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