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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Point of Rocks, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Point of Rocks...

Point of Rocks is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Point of Rocks changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Point of Rocks 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 of Rocks?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Point of Rocks is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Point of Rocks. A spot that might be worth checking out is Naval Jetty, which is more than 137km (85.1miles) away from Point of Rocks. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Dewey Beach, which is 138.9km (86.3miles) away from Point of Rocks. Another good surfspot is Dewey Beach, located ca 138.9km (86.3miles) from Point of Rocks.

Are there any other nice beaches close to Point of Rocks?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Point of Rocks. A beach that might be worth checking out is Landing Road, which is just 42.1km (26.1miles) away from Point of Rocks. Another beautiful beach near Point of Rocks is Essex, ca 56.9km (35.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Point of Rocks?

The water temperature at Point of Rocks is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Point of Rocks. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Point of Rocks?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Point of Rocks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Point of Rocks...

Do you know what the the island Santa Cruz in the United States, the city Matsuto in the Japan, and the city Rutherford in the Australia have in common with Point of Rocks? Click on the links to find out...