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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hippo Rock, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hippo Rock...

Hippo Rock is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Hippo Rock is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.8°F) in April up to 15°C (59.1°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Hippo Rock 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 Hippo Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Hippo Rock is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Hippo Rock. The nearest one is Pismo Beach, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Hippo Rock. Click here for directions and for more information on Pismo Beach and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Hippo Rock is Main Street, which is roughly 8.1km (5miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are more gorgeous beaches close to Hippo Rock. The closest one is Pismo State Beach, which is 2km (1.2miles) away from Hippo Rock. Another fun beach near Hippo Rock is Ávila Beach, which is 8.6km (5.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Hippo Rock?

The average sea temperature at Hippo Rock is not very warm, around 13°C (56°F), with no significant variations during the year. Because of this, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hippo Rock. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the , especially in the months of .

How is the diving and fishing near Hippo Rock?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hippo Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hippo Rock...

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