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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Crescent City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Crescent City...

Crescent City is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1577 people. The water temperature around Crescent City varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48.1°F) in June up to 13.1°C (55.6°F) in the month of November, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Crescent City 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 Crescent City?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Crescent City is approximately:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Crescent City. A spot that might be worth checking out is Flagler, which is 23.5km (16miles) away from Crescent City. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Flagler and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Crescent City are Matanzas Inlet, which is roughly 25.7km (16miles) away, and Peanuts, located approximately 25.7km (16miles) from Crescent City.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Crescent City. A beach that might be worth checking out is Palm Coast, which is just 21.1km (13.1miles) away from Crescent City. Another fun beach near Crescent City is Beverly Beach, which is 22.8km (14.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Crescent City?

The average water temperature around Crescent City is definitely cold, around 11°C (52°F), with only little changes throughout the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Crescent City. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are May, June, and Jul. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of October, November, and December.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Crescent City?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 8 and 13°C (47-56°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Crescent City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Crescent City...

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