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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oceanside Pier, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oceanside Pier...

Oceanside Pier is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Oceanside Pier changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.5°F) in February up to 20.6°C (69.1°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 Oceanside 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 Oceanside Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Oceanside Pier is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Oceanside Pier. The nearest one is Camp Pendelton, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Oceanside Pier. Click here for more information on Camp Pendelton and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Oceanside Pier is Del Mar Jetties, which is ca 2km (1.3miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches near to Oceanside Pier. The nearest one is Oceanside City Beach, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Oceanside Pier. Another beautiful beach near Oceanside Pier is Lands End Beach, which is ca 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Oceanside Pier?

The water temperature at Oceanside Pier is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°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 a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Oceanside Pier. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (56°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Oceanside Pier?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oceanside Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Oceanside Pier...

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