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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Foster City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Foster City...

Foster City is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 30567 people. The water temperature around Foster City changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.3°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Foster City 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 Foster City?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Foster City is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Foster City?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Foster City. The nearest one is Francis Beach, which is just 11.6km (7.2miles) away from Foster City. Click here for directions and for more information on Francis Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Foster City are Princeton Breakwater, which is roughly 11.7km (7.2miles) away, and Rockaway Beach, located roughly 12.9km (8miles) from Foster City.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several other beaches close to Foster City. The closest one is San Francisco Bay, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away from Foster City. Another good beach near Foster City is San Mateo County, which is ca 11.2km (7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Foster City?

The average sea temperature around Foster City is not very warm, around 12°C (54°F), with very little variations during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Foster City. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing close to Foster City?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Foster City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Foster City...

Do you know what the the city Balut in the Philippines, the city Llubi in the Spain, and the city Bulakan in the Indonesia have in common with Foster City? Click on the links to find out...