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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gunnison Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gunnison Beach...

Gunnison Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Gunnison Beach has moderate variability 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 Gunnison Beach 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 Gunnison Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Gunnison Beach is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Gunnison Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Gunnison Beach. The nearest one is The Wedge, which is 5.8km (4.5miles) away from Gunnison Beach. Click here to check out more information on The Wedge and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gunnison Beach are Scotchmans Cove, which is roughly 7.3km (4.5miles) away, and Blackies, located ca 7.4km (4.6miles) from Gunnison Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in close proximity to Gunnison Beach. The nearest one is Grinnells Beach, which is only 1km (0.6miles) away from Gunnison Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Gunnison Beach is Police Beach, which is approximately 4km (2.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Gunnison Beach?

The sea temperature at Gunnison Beach 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gunnison Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gunnison Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gunnison Beach...

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