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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fort Bragg, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fort Bragg...

Fort Bragg is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 7273 people. The water temperature around Fort Bragg has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.8°C (49.7°F) in May up to 13.8°C (56.9°F) in the month of December, 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 winter, since Fort Bragg 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 Fort Bragg?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Fort Bragg is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Fort Bragg. The nearest one is Hare Creek, which is 2km (6.2miles) away from Fort Bragg. Click here to check out more information on Hare Creek and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fort Bragg are Big River, which is roughly 10km (6.2miles) away, and Manchester Beach, located approximately 33.4km (20.7miles) from Fort Bragg.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in close proximity to Fort Bragg. The nearest one is Mackerricher State Park, which is just 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Fort Bragg. Another fun beach near Fort Bragg is Caspar Headlands State Beach, which is ca 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Fort Bragg?

The average water temperature around Fort Bragg is definitely cold, around 12°C (53°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Fort Bragg. However, 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 April, May, and June. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the winter, particularly in the months of November, December, and January.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fort Bragg?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters around Fort Bragg are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fort Bragg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fort Bragg...

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