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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Otter Rock, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Otter Rock...

Otter Rock is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Otter Rock changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.7°C (47.6°F) in February up to 13.1°C (55.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Otter Rock 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 Otter Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Otter Rock is ca:
12°C (53°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Otter Rock. The closest one is Boiler bay, which is only 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Otter Rock. Click here for more information on Boiler bay and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Otter Rock is Agate Beach, which is 8.5km (5.3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few beautiful beaches close to Otter Rock. The nearest one is Moolack Beach, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away from Otter Rock. Another good beach near Otter Rock is Nye Beach, which is ca 9.2km (5.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Otter Rock?

The average sea temperature at Otter Rock is definitely cold, around 11°C (51°F), with no significant variations during the year. That is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Otter Rock. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings 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 January, February, and March. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing near Otter Rock?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Otter Rock are always cold, reaching temperatures between 8 and 13°C (47-56°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Otter Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Otter Rock...

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