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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shark Harbor, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shark Harbor...

Shark Harbor is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Shark Harbor changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in January up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Shark Harbor 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 Shark Harbor?

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

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Shark Harbor. The closest one is Ben weston Catalina Island, which is only 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Shark Harbor. Click here for directions and for more information on Ben weston Catalina Island and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Shark Harbor is Cabrillo Point, which is ca 24.5km (15.2miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Shark Harbor. A good beach nearby is RAT Beach, which is just 29.4km (18.3miles) away from Shark Harbor. Another gorgeous beach near Shark Harbor is Torrance County Beach, 29.9km (18.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Shark Harbor?

The sea temperature at Shark Harbor is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Shark Harbor?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Shark Harbor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Shark Harbor...

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