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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near King City, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about King City...

King City is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 12874 people. The water temperature around King City varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.7°C (49.4°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since King City 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 King City?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near King City is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to King City. The closest decent spot is Fullers, which is 34.5km (25.5miles) away from King City. Click here to check out more information on Fullers and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near King City are Andrew molera state beach, which is 41km (25.5miles) away, and Moonstone, located approximately 44.5km (27.6miles) from King City.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to King City. A beach that might be worth checking out is Monterey County, which is only 14.5km (9miles) away from King City. Another fun beach near King City is John Little State Reserve, roughly 29km (18miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for King City?

The sea temperature around King City is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near King City?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when water temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to King City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about King City...

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