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

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

Hollister is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 34928 people. The water temperature around Hollister is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.9°F) in April up to 14.1°C (57.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Hollister 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 Hollister?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Hollister is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Hollister. The closest decent spot is Moss Landing, which is about 21.8km (15.5miles) away from Hollister. Click here to check out more information on Moss Landing and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hollister are Marina, which is roughly 25km (15.5miles) away, and Manresa, located 26.1km (16.2miles) from Hollister.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Hollister?

No, there are not many beaches close to Hollister. A good beach nearby is Zmudowski State Beach, which is 22.2km (13.8miles) away from Hollister. Another nice beach near Hollister is Salinas River State Park, which is ca 22.4km (13.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Hollister?

The average water temperature around Hollister is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with very little changes during the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Hollister. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are March, April, and May. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hollister?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Hollister are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hollister: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hollister...

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