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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Fe Springs, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Fe Springs...

Santa Fe Springs is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 16223 people. The water temperature around Santa Fe Springs changes moderately throughout 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santa Fe Springs 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 Santa Fe Springs?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Santa Fe Springs is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Santa Fe Springs. The closest one is Ray Bay, which is just 14.5km (9miles) away from Santa Fe Springs. Click here for directions and for more information on Ray Bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa Fe Springs are Seal Beach, which is approximately 14.5km (9miles) away, and Anderson Street, located 15.5km (9.6miles) from Santa Fe Springs.

Are there beaches located close to Santa Fe Springs?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches close to Santa Fe Springs. The closest one is Huntington State Beach, which is 7.4km (4.6miles) away from Santa Fe Springs. Another nice beach near Santa Fe Springs is Los Angeles County, which is ca 11.6km (7.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Santa Fe Springs?

The water temperature around Santa Fe Springs 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santa Fe Springs?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Santa Fe Springs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santa Fe Springs...

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