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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rattlesnake, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rattlesnake...

Rattlesnake is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the Clear Lake island group. The water temperature around Rattlesnake changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.6°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rattlesnake 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 near Rattlesnake?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Rattlesnake is ca:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Rattlesnake?

There are not many surf spots close to Rattlesnake. A good spot nearby is Crystal Pier, which is roughly 40.8km (26.3miles) away from Rattlesnake. Click here to check out more information on Crystal Pier and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Rattlesnake are Blacks Beach, which is roughly 42.3km (26.3miles) away, and North Scripps, located 42.5km (26.4miles) from Rattlesnake.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Rattlesnake. The next good one is Harborview, which is 40.4km (25.1miles) away from Rattlesnake. Another good beach near Rattlesnake is Silver Strand Beach, 41.6km (25.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Rattlesnake?

The sea temperature around Rattlesnake is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Rattlesnake. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rattlesnake?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rattlesnake: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rattlesnake...

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