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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Maria...

Santa Maria is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 99553 people. The water temperature around Santa Maria changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.6°F) in April up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Santa Maria 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 Maria?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Santa Maria is approximately:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Santa Maria. The nearest one is Main Street, which is 12.5km (9miles) away from Santa Maria. Click here for more information on Main Street and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Santa Maria are Hippo Rock, which is roughly 14.5km (9miles) away, and Pismo Beach, located ca 17.4km (10.8miles) from Santa Maria.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in close proximity to Santa Maria. The nearest one is Point Sal State Beach, which is 12.9km (8miles) away from Santa Maria. Another good beach near Santa Maria is Pismo State Beach, which is 15.3km (9.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santa Maria?

The average water temperature around Santa Maria is not very warm, around 14°C (57°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Santa Maria. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the , particularly in the months of .

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santa Maria?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Santa Maria are always cool, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (52-61°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Santa Maria: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santa Maria...

Do you know what the the city Nieuw-Vossemeer in the Netherlands, the city Rushmere in the United States, and the city San Giorgio di Livenza in the Italy have in common with Santa Maria? Click on the links to find out...