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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fullerton, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fullerton...

Fullerton is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 135161 people. The water temperature around Fullerton varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fullerton 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 Fullerton?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Fullerton is ca:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Fullerton. The closest one is Anderson Street, which is 13.6km (8.7miles) away from Fullerton. Click here to check out more information on Anderson Street and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fullerton are Bolsa Chica, which is ca 14km (8.7miles) away, and Seal Beach, located approximately 14km (8.7miles) from Fullerton.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Fullerton?

There are more beautiful beaches in close proximity to Fullerton. The nearest one is Chapman Beach, which is just 6.9km (4.3miles) away from Fullerton. Another nice beach near Fullerton is Orange County, which is ca 11.9km (7.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Fullerton?

The sea temperature around Fullerton is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Fullerton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fullerton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fullerton...

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