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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pismo Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pismo Beach...

Pismo Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Pismo Beach is almost steady year round. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.8°F) in April up to 15°C (59.1°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Pismo 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 Pismo Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Pismo Beach is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Pismo Beach?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Pismo Beach. The closest one is Hippo Rock, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Pismo Beach. Click here to check out more information on Hippo Rock and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Pismo Beach is Main Street, which is ca 11.9km (7.4miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other beautiful beaches in proximity to Pismo Beach. The nearest one is Pismo State Beach, which is only 2.2km (1.4miles) away from Pismo Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Pismo Beach is Ávila Beach, which is roughly 5.7km (3.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Pismo Beach?

The average sea temperature at Pismo Beach is relatively chilly, around 13°C (56°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Pismo Beach. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the , particularly in the months of .

How is the diving and fishing close to Pismo Beach?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Pismo Beach are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Pismo Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pismo Beach...

Do you know what the the city North Beach in Australia, the city Nebian in France, and the city North Bend in United States have in common with Pismo Beach? Click on the links to find out...