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

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

Goleta is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 29888 people. The water temperature around Goleta has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in March up to 17.3°C (63.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Goleta 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 Goleta?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Goleta is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Goleta?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Goleta. The nearest one is Campus Point, which is only 2.2km (1.5miles) away from Goleta. Click here for directions and for more information on Campus Point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Goleta are Depressions, which is ca 2.4km (1.5miles) away, and Devereux, located approximately 3.3km (2.1miles) from Goleta.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in proximity to Goleta. The closest one is Goleta Beach Park, which is only 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Goleta. Another beach near Goleta is Santa Barbara Shores County Park, which is roughly 4km (2.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Goleta?

The average sea temperature around Goleta is not very warm, around 15°C (59°F), with no significant variations during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Goleta. 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 wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are February, March, and April. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of July, August, and September.

How is the diving and fishing close to Goleta?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 12 and 17°C (54-63°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Goleta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Goleta...

Do you know what the the city Artesiano in Greece, the city Hagetmau in France, and Krylov Seamount have in common with Goleta? Click on the links to find out...