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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lake Elsinore, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lake Elsinore...

Lake Elsinore is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 51821 people. The water temperature around Lake Elsinore changes moderately 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 Lake Elsinore 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 Lake Elsinore?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Lake Elsinore is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Lake Elsinore. The next good one is San Clemente Pier, which is roughly 24.1km (15.1miles) away from Lake Elsinore. Click here for more information on San Clemente Pier and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lake Elsinore are T Street, which is 24.2km (15.1miles) away, and State park, located ca 24.4km (15.2miles) from Lake Elsinore.

Are there beaches close to Lake Elsinore?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Lake Elsinore. The next good one is San Clemente City Beach, which is only 24.1km (14.9miles) away from Lake Elsinore. Another gorgeous beach near Lake Elsinore is Poche Beach, roughly 24.2km (15miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Lake Elsinore?

The water temperature around Lake Elsinore 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, 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, sea temperatures come down to 14°C (58°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lake Elsinore?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lake Elsinore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lake Elsinore...

Do you know what the the city San Giovanni del Dosso in Italy, the city Union in United States, and the city Carmignano di Brenta in Italy have in common with Lake Elsinore? Click on the links to find out...