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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Elijo State Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Elijo State Beach...

San Elijo State Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around San Elijo State Beach varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.5°F) in February up to 20.6°C (69.1°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 Elijo State 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 San Elijo State Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at San Elijo State Beach is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to San Elijo State Beach. The nearest one is Suckouts, which is just 0.1km (0.2miles) away from San Elijo State Beach. Click here to check out more information on Suckouts and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near San Elijo State Beach are Turtles, which is 0.2km (0.2miles) away, and Tippers, located roughly 0.3km (0.2miles) from San Elijo State Beach.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches close to San Elijo State Beach. The nearest one is Cardiff State Beach, which is just 0.9km (0.5miles) away from San Elijo State Beach. Another fun beach near San Elijo State Beach is Swamis, which is ca 1.6km (1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for San Elijo State Beach?

The water temperature at San Elijo State Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at San Elijo State Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to San Elijo State Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to San Elijo State Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Elijo State Beach...

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