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

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

Monterey County is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Monterey County is close to constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11°C (51.9°F) in June up to 14.5°C (58.1°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Monterey 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 Monterey County?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Monterey County is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Monterey County. A good spot nearby is Fullers, which is about 23km (17.5miles) away from Monterey County. Click here for directions and for more information on Fullers and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Monterey County are Andrew molera state beach, which is ca 28.1km (17.5miles) away, and Garrapata, located approximately 32.3km (20.1miles) from Monterey County.

Are there any other beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Monterey County. One beach, which is not too far away, is Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, which is just 20.5km (12.7miles) away from Monterey County. Another gorgeous beach near Monterey County is John Little State Reserve, 20.5km (12.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Monterey County?

The average water temperature at Monterey County is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. That is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Monterey County. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are May, June, and Jul. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the , particularly in the months of .

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Monterey County?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (49-58°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Monterey County: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Monterey County...

Do you know what the the city Likupang in Indonesia, the geo Sweet Bank , and the city Bombon in Philippines have in common with Monterey County? Click on the links to find out...