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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near OB pier, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about OB pier...

OB pier is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around OB pier changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since OB pier 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 OB pier?

The current water temperature in the month of October at OB pier is approximately:
19°C (66°F)

Are there any other surf spots near OB pier?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to OB pier. The nearest one is O B , which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from OB pier. Click here for directions and for more information on O B and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near OB pier is Avalanche, which is approximately 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches close to OB pier. The closest one is Ocean Beach, which is 0.4km (0.3miles) away from OB pier. Another fun beach near OB pier is Ocean Beach, which is roughly 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for OB pier?

The water temperature at OB pier is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at OB pier. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (58°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to OB pier?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to OB pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about OB pier...

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