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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Short Sand Beach...

Short Sand Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Short Sand Beach varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Short Sand 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 Short Sand Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Short Sand Beach is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Short Sand Beach. The nearest one is smugglers cove, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Short Sand Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on smugglers cove and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Short Sand Beach are Short Sands, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away, and Neakahine point, located approximately 2.2km (1.4miles) from Short Sand Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches near to Short Sand Beach. The closest one is Sunset Beach Tillamook, which is just 4.9km (3.1miles) away from Short Sand Beach. Another beach near Short Sand Beach is Arcadia Beach, which is approximately 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Short Sand Beach?

The sea temperature at Short Sand Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Short Sand Beach. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Short Sand Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Short Sand Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Short Sand Beach...

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