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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Rat Beach has moderate variability year round. 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 May at Rat Beach is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Rat Beach?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Rat Beach. The closest one is Exiles, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Rat Beach. Click here for more information on Exiles and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Rat Beach is Palos Verde-Bluff Cove, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to Rat Beach. The nearest one is RAT Beach, which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Rat Beach. Another beach near Rat Beach is Torrance County Beach, which is ca 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Rat Beach. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to approximately 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rat Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature 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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