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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Huntington State Beach...

Huntington State Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Huntington State Beach changes moderately throughout 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Huntington State 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 Huntington State Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Huntington State Beach is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Huntington State Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Huntington State Beach. The nearest one is Manhattan 26th street, which is just 12km (7.5miles) away from Huntington State Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Manhattan 26th street and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Huntington State Beach are Manhattan Beach Pier, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away, and Hermosa Beach Pier, located roughly 12.2km (7.6miles) from Huntington State Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are some beaches close to Huntington State Beach. The closest one is Los Angeles County, which is 7.9km (4.9miles) away from Huntington State Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Huntington State Beach is Hermosa City Beach, which is 11.7km (7.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Huntington State Beach?

The sea temperature at Huntington State 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Huntington State Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok 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 wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Huntington State Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Huntington State Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Huntington State Beach...

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