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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tamalpais Valley, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tamalpais Valley...

Tamalpais Valley is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7000 people. The water temperature around Tamalpais Valley is constant throughout the year. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Tamalpais Valley 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 Tamalpais Valley?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Tamalpais Valley is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Tamalpais Valley. The closest one is Fort Cronkite Rodeo Beach, which is 3.4km (3.8miles) away from Tamalpais Valley. Click here for directions and for more information on Fort Cronkite Rodeo Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Tamalpais Valley are Fort Point, which is roughly 6.1km (3.8miles) away, and Bolinas, located ca 7.7km (4.8miles) from Tamalpais Valley.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are more beautiful beaches in close proximity to Tamalpais Valley. The closest one is Mount Tamalpais State Park, which is 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Tamalpais Valley. Another beautiful beach near Tamalpais Valley is Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which is 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Tamalpais Valley?

The average water temperature around Tamalpais Valley is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tamalpais Valley. That being said, it can get more chilly early 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 December, January, and February. 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 Tamalpais Valley?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Tamalpais Valley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tamalpais Valley...

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