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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marin County...

Marin County is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Marin County is steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in January up to 13.6°C (56.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Marin 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 Marin County?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Marin County is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Marin County. The nearest one is Double point, which is only 9.7km (7.2miles) away from Marin County. Click here to check out more information on Double point and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Marin County are North beach, pt reyes, which is 11.5km (7.2miles) away, and Bolinas, located roughly 13.1km (8.2miles) from Marin County.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in proximity to Marin County. The nearest one is Point Reyes National Seashore, which is only 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Marin County. Another gorgeous beach near Marin County is Tomales Bay State Park, which is 8.1km (5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Marin County?

The average water temperature at Marin County is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with only little changes during the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Marin County. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Marin County?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at Marin County are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Marin County: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Marin County...

Do you know what the the city Phelan in the United States, the city New Providence in the United States, and Dampier Ridge have in common with Marin County? Click on the links to find out...