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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oregon Escarpment

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oregon Escarpment...

Oregon Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Oregon Escarpment has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in March up to 16°C (60.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Oregon Escarpment 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 Oregon Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Oregon Escarpment is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Oregon Escarpment. The closest decent spot is Yachats, which is just 58.9km (37.7miles) away from Oregon Escarpment. Click here for more information on Yachats and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Oregon Escarpment are Florence North Jetty, which is ca 60.7km (37.7miles) away, and Newport The Box, located 63.9km (39.7miles) from Oregon Escarpment.

Are there beaches located close to Oregon Escarpment?

No, there are not many beaches near to Oregon Escarpment. The closest decent beach is Oregon Beach, which is 59.5km (37miles) away from Oregon Escarpment. Another beautiful beach near Oregon Escarpment is Ona Beach, 62.3km (38.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Oregon Escarpment?

The water temperature at Oregon Escarpment is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Oregon Escarpment. However, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 9°C (49°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Oregon Escarpment?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Oregon Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Oregon Escarpment...

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