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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ray Bay, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ray Bay...

Ray Bay is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Ray Bay changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°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 Ray Bay 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 Ray Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Ray Bay is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Ray Bay. The nearest one is Seal Beach, which is 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Ray Bay. Click here for more information on Seal Beach and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Ray Bay is Anderson Street, which is roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Ray Bay. The nearest one is Seal Beach, which is 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Ray Bay. Another beach near Ray Bay is Long Beach City Beach, which is 4.8km (3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ray Bay?

The sea temperature at Ray Bay is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ray Bay?

Due to significant water temperature changes during 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 winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ray Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ray Bay...

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