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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rainbow Rock, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rainbow Rock...

Rainbow Rock is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Rainbow Rock has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.9°C (46.3°F) in June up to 13.2°C (55.8°F) in the month of November, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Rainbow Rock 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 Rainbow Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Rainbow Rock is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Rainbow Rock. The closest one is Brookings Sporthaven Beach, which is just 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Rainbow Rock. Click here for more information on Brookings Sporthaven Beach and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Rainbow Rock is Trinidad State Beach, which is ca 71km (44.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Rainbow Rock?

Yes, there are other nice beaches near to Rainbow Rock. The nearest one is Lone Ranch Beach, which is only 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Rainbow Rock. Another good beach near Rainbow Rock is Pelican State Beach, which is 8.3km (5.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Rainbow Rock?

The water temperature at Rainbow Rock is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of October, November, and December. During this time, in the late fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during May, June, and Jul, water temperatures drop down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rainbow Rock?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during summer. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during October, November, and December when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rainbow Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rainbow Rock...

Do you know what the the city Rio Marina in Italy, the island Vancouver in Canada, and the city Korgen in Norway have in common with Rainbow Rock? Click on the links to find out...