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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mission Viejo, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mission Viejo...

Mission Viejo is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 93305 people. The water temperature around Mission Viejo varies slightly throughout the year. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mission Viejo 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 Mission Viejo?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Mission Viejo is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Mission Viejo. The nearest one is Thaila Street, which is just 7.6km (4.7miles) away from Mission Viejo. Click here to check out more information on Thaila Street and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mission Viejo are Brooks Street, which is roughly 7.6km (4.7miles) away, and Thousand steps, located roughly 8.1km (5miles) from Mission Viejo.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches near to Mission Viejo. The nearest one is Crystal Cove State Park, which is just 7.5km (4.7miles) away from Mission Viejo. Another beautiful beach near Mission Viejo is Laguna Beach, which is ca 7.5km (4.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Mission Viejo?

The water temperature around Mission Viejo 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 required 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 around Mission Viejo. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mission Viejo?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mission Viejo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mission Viejo...

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