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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Seal Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Seal Beach...

Seal Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Seal Beach has slight variability year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Seal 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 Seal Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Seal Beach is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Seal Beach. The closest one is Seal Beach, which is just 0.4km (0.5miles) away from Seal Beach. Click here for more information on Seal Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Seal Beach are Ray Bay, which is roughly 0.7km (0.5miles) away, and Anderson Street, located approximately 1.9km (1.2miles) from Seal Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are more beautiful beaches near to Seal Beach. The nearest one is Bolsa Chica State Beach, which is only 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Seal Beach. Another beach near Seal Beach is Long Beach City Beach, which is 5.4km (3.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Seal Beach?

The sea temperature at Seal Beach 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Seal Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Seal Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Seal Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Seal Beach...

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