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

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

RAT Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around RAT Beach varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March up to 19°C (66.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since RAT 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 RAT Beach?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to RAT Beach. The nearest one is Rat Beach, which is 0.1km (0.4miles) away from RAT Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rat Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near RAT Beach are Exiles, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away, and Palos Verde-Bluff Cove, located approximately 1.2km (0.7miles) from RAT Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to RAT Beach. The closest one is Torrance County Beach, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from RAT Beach. Another fun beach near RAT Beach is Redondo State Beach, which is ca 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for RAT Beach?

The sea temperature at RAT Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at RAT Beach. However, during early spring, temperatures come down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 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 carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to RAT Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to RAT Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about RAT Beach...

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