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

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

The Wedge is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around The Wedge has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in February up to 19.8°C (67.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since The Wedge 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 Wedge?

The current water temperature in the month of April at The Wedge is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots near The Wedge?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to The Wedge. The nearest one is Blackies, which is only 3km (1.9miles) away from The Wedge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Blackies and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near The Wedge is 36th street, which is approximately 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches close to The Wedge. The closest one is West Jetty View Park, which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from The Wedge. Another fun beach near The Wedge is Corona del Mar State Beach, which is ca 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for The Wedge?

The water temperature at The Wedge is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at The Wedge. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

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

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to The Wedge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about The Wedge...

Do you know what the the city Ponte della Venturina in Italy, the city Renshan in China, and Gauss Fracture Zone have in common with The Wedge? Click on the links to find out...