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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Newport beach has slight variability year round. 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 interactive table 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 at Newport beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Newport beach is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Newport beach. The nearest one is Newport Beach River Jetties, which is 0.1km (0miles) away from Newport beach. Click here to check out more information on Newport Beach River Jetties and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Newport beach is 40th Street, which is roughly 0.2km (0.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Newport beach. The nearest one is Santa Ana River County Beach, which is only 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Newport beach. Another gorgeous beach near Newport beach is Surfers Beach, which is 1.4km (0.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Newport beach?

The sea temperature at 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 diving at Newport beach. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Newport beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to hang out 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.

Fun facts about Newport beach...

Do you know what the the city Seymour in the United States, the city Arzua in the Spain, and the city Inuotose in the Japan have in common with Newport beach? Click on the links to find out...