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

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

Garrapata is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Garrapata has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.5°C (50.8°F) in March up to 14.4°C (58°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Garrapata 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 Garrapata?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Garrapata is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Garrapata. The nearest one is Carmel, which is 8.8km (5.5miles) away from Garrapata. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Carmel and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Garrapata is Ghost tree, which is approximately 9.9km (6.1miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in close proximity to Garrapata. The closest one is Point Lobos State Reserve, which is just 6.6km (4.1miles) away from Garrapata. Another beautiful beach near Garrapata is Carmel River State Beach, which is 7.9km (4.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Garrapata?

The average water temperature at Garrapata is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with only little changes throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Garrapata. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings 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 February, March, and April. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Garrapata?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (49-58°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Garrapata: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Garrapata...

Do you know what the the city Meihua in China, the city Aracaju in Brazil, and the city Willerby in United Kingdom have in common with Garrapata? Click on the links to find out...