Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fossil Beach Kodiak, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fossil Beach Kodiak...
Fossil Beach Kodiak is a surf spot in the United States.
The water temperature around Fossil Beach Kodiak varies slightly year round.
The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in February up to 11°C (51.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fossil Beach Kodiak 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 Fossil Beach Kodiak?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Fossil Beach Kodiak is about:
Are there any other surf spots near Fossil Beach Kodiak?
Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Fossil Beach Kodiak. The nearest one is Three Mile, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Fossil Beach Kodiak. Click here
to check out more information on Three Mile and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Fossil Beach Kodiak is Mill Bay
, which is approximately 27.3km (16.9miles) away.
Are there beaches close by?
No, not too many beaches are close to Fossil Beach Kodiak. The next good beach is Race Point
, which is more than 210.3km (130.6miles) away from Fossil Beach Kodiak. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Pacific Ocean
, which is roughly 211.4km (131.3miles) away from Fossil Beach Kodiak.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Fossil Beach Kodiak?
The water temperature at Fossil Beach Kodiak is pretty cold, reaching up to 11°C (52°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fossil Beach Kodiak?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 6 to 11°C (43-52°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Fossil Beach Kodiak: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Fossil Beach Kodiak...
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