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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Laguna Niguel, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Laguna Niguel...

Laguna Niguel is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 62979 people. The water temperature around Laguna Niguel varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in February up to 20.3°C (68.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Laguna Niguel 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 Laguna Niguel?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Laguna Niguel is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Laguna Niguel. The nearest one is Thousand steps, which is only 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Laguna Niguel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Thousand steps and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Laguna Niguel are Three Arch Bay, which is roughly 2.6km (1.6miles) away, and Salt Creek Heroins, located roughly 3km (1.8miles) from Laguna Niguel.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Laguna Niguel. The closest one is Victoria Beach, which is just 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Laguna Niguel. Another good beach near Laguna Niguel is Doheny State Beach, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Laguna Niguel?

The water temperature around Laguna Niguel is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Laguna Niguel?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Laguna Niguel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Laguna Niguel...

Do you know what the the city Smithfield in the United States, the city Lohayong in the Indonesia, and the island Angel in the United States have in common with Laguna Niguel? Click on the links to find out...