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

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

Soquel is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 9644 people. The water temperature around Soquel has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.9°F) in April up to 14.1°C (57.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Soquel 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 Soquel?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Soquel is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Soquel. The nearest one is Capitola jetty, which is only 1.3km (1miles) away from Soquel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Capitola jetty and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Soquel are Santa Cruz-41st privates, which is ca 1.6km (1miles) away, and The Hook, located roughly 2km (1.2miles) from Soquel.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches close to Soquel. The closest one is Capitola State Beach, which is just 1.2km (0.7miles) away from Soquel. Another fun beach near Soquel is Seacliff State Beach, which is approximately 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Soquel?

The average water temperature around Soquel is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with only little variations throughout the year. Hence, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Soquel. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings 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, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Soquel?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Soquel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Soquel...

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