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

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

Sonoma is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 10648 people. The water temperature around Sonoma has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in January up to 13.6°C (56.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sonoma 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 Sonoma?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Sonoma is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near Sonoma?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sonoma. A good spot nearby is Dillon Beach, which is roughly 27.9km (18.3miles) away from Sonoma. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dillon Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sonoma are Bolinas, which is ca 29.5km (18.3miles) away, and Double point, located approximately 29.7km (18.5miles) from Sonoma.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Sonoma. The next good one is Marin County, which is only 22km (13.7miles) away from Sonoma. Another fun beach near Sonoma is Fairfield, ca 22.9km (14.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Sonoma?

The average water temperature around Sonoma is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Sonoma. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. 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 close to Sonoma?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sonoma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sonoma...

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