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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Los Angeles County, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Los Angeles County...

Los Angeles County is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Los Angeles County has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (56.9°F) in March up to 19°C (66.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Los Angeles County 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 Los Angeles County?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Los Angeles County is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Los Angeles County. The nearest one is Venice Pier, which is only 13.9km (8.6miles) away from Los Angeles County. Click here to check out more information on Venice Pier and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Los Angeles County are Dockweiler Beach, which is approximately 13.9km (8.6miles) away, and Pipe, located roughly 14.1km (8.8miles) from Los Angeles County.

Are there any other beaches near by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in proximity to Los Angeles County. The nearest one is Hollywood, which is only 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Los Angeles County. Another beautiful beach near Los Angeles County is Huntington State Beach, which is approximately 7.9km (4.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Los Angeles County?

The sea temperature at Los Angeles County is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Los Angeles County?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Los Angeles County: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Los Angeles County...

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