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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Clemente Pier, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Clemente Pier...

San Clemente Pier is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around San Clemente Pier varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in February up to 20.3°C (68.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since San Clemente Pier 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 San Clemente Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of December at San Clemente Pier is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to San Clemente Pier. The closest one is T Street, which is 0.4km (0.2miles) away from San Clemente Pier. Click here to check out more information on T Street and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near San Clemente Pier is State park, which is ca 1.7km (1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to San Clemente Pier?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches in close proximity to San Clemente Pier. The nearest one is San Clemente City Beach, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from San Clemente Pier. Another good beach near San Clemente Pier is San Clemente State Beach, which is approximately 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for San Clemente Pier?

The water temperature at San Clemente Pier is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (58°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near San Clemente Pier?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to San Clemente Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Clemente Pier...

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