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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sonoma County, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sonoma County...

Sonoma County is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Sonoma County has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49°F) in April up to 12.9°C (55.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sonoma County 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 Sonoma County?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Sonoma County is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Sonoma County. The nearest one is Salmon Creek, which is only 16km (11.6miles) away from Sonoma County. Click here to check out more information on Salmon Creek and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sonoma County are Doran Beach, which is roughly 18.7km (11.6miles) away, and Dillon Beach, located roughly 22.6km (14miles) from Sonoma County.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches in proximity to Sonoma County. The nearest one is Goat Rock Beach, which is just 11.7km (7.3miles) away from Sonoma County. Another fun beach near Sonoma County is Sonoma Coast State Beach, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Sonoma County?

The average water temperature at Sonoma County is definitely cold, around 11°C (52°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Sonoma County. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are March, April, and May. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sonoma County?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at Sonoma County are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 8 and 13°C (46-55°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sonoma County: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sonoma County...

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