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

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

Kelso is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11925 people. The water temperature around Kelso varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46°F) in January up to 14.7°C (58.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kelso 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 Kelso?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Kelso is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Kelso. A spot, which is not too far away, is Seaside Point, which is 52.9km (33.3miles) away from Kelso. Click here to check out more information on Seaside Point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kelso are Cannon beach, which is ca 53.6km (33.3miles) away, and Indian Head, located 53.9km (33.5miles) from Kelso.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Kelso. The nearest one is Red Mill Beach, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Kelso. Another fun beach near Kelso is Dibblees Beach, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kelso?

The sea temperature around Kelso is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kelso. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Kelso?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kelso: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kelso...

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