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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Forest Grove, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Forest Grove...

Forest Grove is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 21083 people. The water temperature around Forest Grove has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.7°F) in February up to 14.6°C (58.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Forest Grove 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 Forest Grove?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Forest Grove is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Forest Grove. The closest decent spot is Neakahine point, which is just 43.1km (27.2miles) away from Forest Grove. Click here for more information on Neakahine point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Forest Grove are Cape Lookout, which is approximately 43.8km (27.2miles) away, and Short Sands, located approximately 44.5km (27.6miles) from Forest Grove.

Are there beaches close to Forest Grove?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Forest Grove. A good beach nearby is San Salvador Beach, which is 21km (13miles) away from Forest Grove. Another beautiful beach near Forest Grove is Lyons Beach, approximately 26.4km (16.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Forest Grove?

The water temperature around Forest Grove is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 9°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Forest Grove?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Forest Grove: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Forest Grove...

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