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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Montara, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Montara...

Montara is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 2909 people. The water temperature around Montara changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.3°F) in January up to 15.1°C (59.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Montara 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 Montara?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Montara is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Montara. The closest one is Montara, which is just 0.7km (1miles) away from Montara. Click here for more information on Montara and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Montara are Gray Whale Cove, which is ca 1.6km (1miles) away, and Mavericks, located ca 3.5km (2.2miles) from Montara.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches near to Montara. The nearest one is Montara State Beach, which is 0.2km (0.2miles) away from Montara. Another good beach near Montara is Cabrillo Beach Park, which is approximately 0.2km (0.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Montara?

The average sea temperature around Montara is relatively chilly, around 12°C (54°F), with very little changes during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Montara. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing close to Montara?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Montara are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Montara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Montara...

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