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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pipes-San elijo state beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pipes-San elijo state beach...

Pipes-San elijo state beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Pipes-San elijo state beach varies slightly year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pipes-San elijo state 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 Pipes-San elijo state beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Pipes-San elijo state beach is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Pipes-San elijo state beach. The closest one is Turtles, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Pipes-San elijo state beach. Click here to check out more information on Turtles and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Pipes-San elijo state beach is Suckouts, which is roughly 0.4km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches close to Pipes-San elijo state beach. The nearest one is San Elijo State Beach, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Pipes-San elijo state beach. Another nice beach near Pipes-San elijo state beach is Cardiff State Beach, which is 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Pipes-San elijo state beach?

The water temperature at Pipes-San elijo state beach 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to 14°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pipes-San elijo state beach?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pipes-San elijo state beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pipes-San elijo state beach...

Do you know what the the city Pisaras in Micronesia, the city Fleckeby in Germany, and the city Nangalisan in Philippines have in common with Pipes-San elijo state beach? Click on the links to find out...