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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Mission beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Mission beach...

South Mission beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around South Mission beach has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58°F) in February up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since South Mission 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 South Mission beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at South Mission beach is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to South Mission beach. The closest one is Avalanche, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from South Mission beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Avalanche and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near South Mission beach is O B , which is approximately 0.7km (0.5miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to South Mission beach?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in proximity to South Mission beach. The closest one is Mission Beach, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from South Mission beach. Another nice beach near South Mission beach is Ocean Beach, which is ca 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for South Mission beach?

The water temperature at South Mission beach 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 recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near South Mission beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to South Mission beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about South Mission beach...

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