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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Thousand steps, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Thousand steps...

Thousand steps is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Thousand steps has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in February up to 20.3°C (68.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Thousand steps 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 Thousand steps?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Thousand steps is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Thousand steps. The closest one is Three Arch Bay, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Thousand steps. Click here for directions and for more information on Three Arch Bay and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Thousand steps is Salt Creek Heroins, which is ca 1.2km (0.8miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Thousand steps?

There are a few nice beaches near to Thousand steps. The closest one is Victoria Beach, which is only 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Thousand steps. Another good beach near Thousand steps is Laguna Beach, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Thousand steps?

The sea temperature at Thousand steps is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Thousand steps. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Thousand steps?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Thousand steps: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Thousand steps...

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