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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cottage Lake, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cottage Lake...

Cottage Lake is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 22494 people. The water temperature around Cottage Lake is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cottage Lake 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 Cottage Lake?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Cottage Lake is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Cottage Lake. A good spot nearby is Fort Ebey, which is roughly 46.1km (38.1miles) away from Cottage Lake. Click here for more information on Fort Ebey and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cottage Lake are Super Green, which is approximately 61.3km (38.1miles) away, and Elwha, located roughly 74.1km (46miles) from Cottage Lake.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Cottage Lake. The closest decent beach is Alki Beach, which is 18.7km (11.6miles) away from Cottage Lake. Another beautiful beach near Cottage Lake is Ober Park, ca 27km (16.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Cottage Lake?

The average water temperature around Cottage Lake is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with no significant variations during the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Cottage Lake. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cottage Lake?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Cottage Lake are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cottage Lake: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cottage Lake...

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