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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cortez Bank, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cortez Bank...

Cortez Bank is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Cortez Bank varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.3°F) in February up to 18.6°C (65.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cortez Bank 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 Cortez Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Cortez Bank is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Cortez Bank?

There are not many surf spots close to Cortez Bank. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ben weston Catalina Island, which is 77.1km (47.9miles) away from Cortez Bank. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ben weston Catalina Island and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Cortez Bank is Shark Harbor, which is approximately 77.7km (48.2miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Cortez Bank. The next good one is RAT Beach, which is almost 105.7km (65.7miles) away from Cortez Bank. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Torrance County Beach, roughly 106.2km (66miles) away from Cortez Bank.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cortez Bank?

The average sea temperature at Cortez Bank is not very warm, around 16°C (61°F), with only little variations throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Cortez Bank. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are January, February, and March. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cortez Bank?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (57-66°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cortez Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cortez Bank...

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