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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oakland, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oakland...

Oakland is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2538 people. The water temperature around Oakland varies slightly during the year. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Oakland 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 Oakland?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Oakland is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Oakland?

There are not many surf spots close to Oakland. A good spot nearby is Bethune, which is 55.3km (34.9miles) away from Oakland. Click here to check out more information on Bethune and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Oakland are New Smyrna Inlet, which is 56.3km (34.9miles) away, and Ponce Inlet, located ca 56.3km (35miles) from Oakland.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Oakland. A beach that might be worth checking out is New Smyrna Beach, which is only 53.7km (33.3miles) away from Oakland. Another good beach near Oakland is Howes Street, ca 55.7km (34.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Oakland?

The average sea temperature around Oakland is relatively chilly, around 12°C (54°F), with only little changes throughout the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Oakland. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear 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 diving and fishing close to Oakland?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Oakland are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Oakland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Oakland...

Do you know what the the city Baon in the Philippines, the city Bransgore in the United Kingdom, and Ruatoria Knoll have in common with Oakland? Click on the links to find out...