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

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

Ocean Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Ocean Beach varies slightly 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 Ocean 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 Ocean Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Ocean Beach is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Ocean Beach. The closest one is OB pier, which is just 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Ocean Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on OB pier and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ocean Beach are O B , which is approximately 0.5km (0.3miles) away, and Avalanche, located 0.5km (0.3miles) from Ocean Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches close to Ocean Beach?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches close to Ocean Beach. The closest one is Ocean Beach, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Ocean Beach. Another good beach near Ocean Beach is Mission Beach, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Ocean Beach?

The water temperature at Ocean Beach 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (58°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ocean Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ocean Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ocean Beach...

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