Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Del Mar Beach, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Del Mar Beach...
Del Mar Beach is a beach in the United States.
The water temperature around Del Mar Beach has a large variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60°F) in February up to 30°C (86.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Del Mar 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 at Del Mar Beach?
The current water temperature in the month of December at Del Mar Beach is about:
Are there surf spots near Del Mar Beach?
There are not too many surf spots close to Del Mar Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is South Padre Island, which is roughly 4.5km (23.5miles) away from Del Mar Beach. Click here
for more information on South Padre Island and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Del Mar Beach are Mansfield Jetty
, which is 37.8km (23.5miles) away, and Bob Hall Pier
, located approximately 107.4km (66.7miles) from Del Mar Beach.
Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?
Yes, there are some beaches near to Del Mar Beach. The nearest one is South Padre Island
, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Del Mar Beach. Another nice beach near Del Mar Beach is Bayview Beach Kuilima Cove
, which is roughly 16.7km (10.4miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Del Mar Beach?
The water temperature at Del Mar Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 16°C (60°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Del Mar Beach?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Del Mar Beach: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Del Mar Beach...
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