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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Del Mar Jetties, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Del Mar Jetties...

Del Mar Jetties is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Del Mar Jetties varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.5°F) in February up to 20.6°C (69.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Del Mar Jetties 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 Jetties?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Del Mar Jetties is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Del Mar Jetties. The nearest one is Camp Pendelton, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Del Mar Jetties. Click here to check out more information on Camp Pendelton and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Del Mar Jetties is Oceanside Pier, which is 2km (1.3miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Del Mar Jetties. The nearest one is Oceanside City Beach, which is just 2km (1.2miles) away from Del Mar Jetties. Another gorgeous beach near Del Mar Jetties is Lands End Beach, which is 2.5km (1.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Del Mar Jetties?

The water temperature at Del Mar Jetties is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy 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 near Del Mar Jetties?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Del Mar Jetties: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Del Mar Jetties...

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