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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Newport Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Newport Beach...

Newport Beach is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 85186 people. The water temperature around Newport Beach has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Newport Beach is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close to Newport Beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Newport Beach. The nearest one is 36th street, which is only 0.5km (0.4miles) away from Newport Beach. Click here to check out more information on 36th street and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Newport Beach are 40th Street, which is roughly 0.6km (0.4miles) away, and Newport Beach River Jetties, located ca 0.7km (0.4miles) from Newport Beach.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in proximity to Newport Beach. The nearest one is Surfers Beach, which is only 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Newport Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Newport Beach is Santa Ana River County Beach, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Newport Beach?

The water temperature around Newport Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold 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 close to Newport Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Newport Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Newport Beach...

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