Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Point Dume State Beach, United States
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Point Dume State Beach...
Point Dume State Beach is a beach in the United States.
The water temperature around Point Dume State Beach has moderate variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in March up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Point Dume 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 Point Dume State Beach?
The current water temperature in the month of February at Point Dume State Beach is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Point Dume State Beach?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Point Dume State Beach. The nearest one is Westward Beach, which is only 0.3km (0.6miles) away from Point Dume State Beach. Click here
for directions and for more information on Westward Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Point Dume State Beach are Point Dume-Little Dume
, which is 1km (0.6miles) away, and The Hut-Paradise Cove
, located 1.6km (1miles) from Point Dume State Beach.
Are there any other beaches close by?
Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Point Dume State Beach. The closest one is Zuma Beach County Park
, which is only 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Point Dume State Beach. Another good beach near Point Dume State Beach is Malibu Beach
, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Point Dume State Beach?
The water temperature at Point Dume State Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Point Dume State Beach. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Point Dume State Beach?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Point Dume State Beach: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Point Dume State Beach...
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