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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tumwater, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tumwater...

Tumwater is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17371 people. The water temperature around Tumwater varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.4°C (45.4°F) in January up to 16.1°C (60.9°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Tumwater 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 Tumwater?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Tumwater is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Tumwater. The next good one is The Groins, which is about 57.3km (35.9miles) away from Tumwater. Click here to check out more information on The Groins and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Tumwater are Half Moon Bay, which is 57.7km (35.9miles) away, and Damon Point, located approximately 58km (36miles) from Tumwater.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Tumwater?

There are not many beaches near to Tumwater. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ober Park, which is 37.2km (23.1miles) away from Tumwater. Another fun beach near Tumwater is Alki Beach, which is roughly 46.5km (28.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Tumwater?

The sea temperature around Tumwater is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Tumwater?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tumwater: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tumwater...

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