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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Pit, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Pit...

The Pit is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around The Pit is close to constant year round. The temperature ranges from 10.9°C (51.7°F) in April up to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since The Pit 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 The Pit?

The current water temperature in the month of May at The Pit is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to The Pit. The closest one is A-Beach, which is only 2.2km (1.4miles) away from The Pit. Click here for directions and for more information on A-Beach and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near The Pit is Sand Spit, which is ca 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

Are there beaches close to The Pit?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches in proximity to The Pit. The closest one is Morro Rock Beach, which is 0km (0miles) away from The Pit. Another good beach near The Pit is Morro Strand State Beach, which is ca 1.4km (0.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for The Pit?

The average water temperature at The Pit is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with very little changes throughout the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at The Pit. 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 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 October, November, and December.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to The Pit?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 10 and 15°C (50-59°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to The Pit: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about The Pit...

Do you know what the the city Neviano in Italy, the city Mekhe in Senegal, and the city Petatlan in Mexico have in common with The Pit? Click on the links to find out...