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

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

Ojai is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7461 people. The water temperature around Ojai varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.4°F) in April up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ojai 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 Ojai?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Ojai is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Ojai. The closest one is Faria, which is just 11.7km (7.6miles) away from Ojai. Click here to check out more information on Faria and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ojai are Emma Wood, which is ca 12.2km (7.6miles) away, and Ventura Point, located roughly 12.6km (7.8miles) from Ojai.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Ojai?

There are more beautiful beaches close to Ojai. The nearest one is Ventura County, which is just 8km (5miles) away from Ojai. Another gorgeous beach near Ojai is San Buenaventura State Beach, which is roughly 12.5km (7.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ojai?

The sea temperature around Ojai is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (56°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ojai?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ojai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ojai...

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