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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 surf spot in the United States. 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 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 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 at Montara?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Montara is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Montara?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Montara. The closest one is Gray Whale Cove, which is just 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Montara. Click here for directions and for more information on Gray Whale Cove and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Montara is Linda Mar, which is roughly 3.2km (2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near Montara?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches near to Montara. The closest one is Montara State Beach, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Montara. Another beach near Montara is Cabrillo Beach Park, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Montara?

The average water temperature at Montara is relatively chilly, around 12°C (54°F), with very little variations during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Montara. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Montara?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Montara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Montara...

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