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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rio Dell, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rio Dell...

Rio Dell is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3368 people. The water temperature around Rio Dell has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.4°C (48.8°F) in June up to 12.6°C (54.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rio Dell 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 Rio Dell?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Rio Dell is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Rio Dell. The nearest one is North jetty, which is only 19.7km (12.3miles) away from Rio Dell. Click here for directions and to check out more information on North jetty and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rio Dell are Harbor Entrance, which is roughly 19.8km (12.3miles) away, and Bunkers, located roughly 20km (12.4miles) from Rio Dell.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Rio Dell. One beach, which is not too far away, is Humboldt County, which is just 21km (13.1miles) away from Rio Dell. Another fun beach near Rio Dell is Clam Beach, approximately 34.2km (21.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Rio Dell?

The average sea temperature around Rio Dell is definitely cold, around 11°C (52°F), with only little changes throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Rio Dell. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are May, June, and Jul. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing near Rio Dell?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 8 and 13°C (46-55°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Rio Dell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rio Dell...

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