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

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

Occidental is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1115 people. The water temperature around Occidental is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.8°F) in April up to 14°C (57.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Occidental 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 Occidental?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Occidental is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Occidental?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Occidental. The closest one is Salmon Creek, which is 7.5km (5.2miles) away from Occidental. Click here for more information on Salmon Creek and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Occidental are Doran Beach, which is ca 8.5km (5.2miles) away, and Dillon Beach, located 10.8km (6.7miles) from Occidental.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Occidental. The nearest one is Coleman Beach, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Occidental. Another gorgeous beach near Occidental is Arched Rock Beach, which is ca 7.3km (4.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Occidental?

The average sea temperature around Occidental is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Occidental. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are March, April, and May. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of June, July, and August.

How is the diving and fishing close to Occidental?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Occidental are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Occidental: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Occidental...

Do you know what the the city Calaba in the Philippines, the city Rumoi in the Japan, and the city Warden in the United Kingdom have in common with Occidental? Click on the links to find out...