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

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

Turtles is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Turtles has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.5°F) in February up to 20.6°C (69.1°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 Turtles 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 Turtles?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Turtles is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Turtles. The nearest one is Suckouts, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Turtles. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Suckouts and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Turtles is Pipes-San elijo state beach, which is approximately 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Turtles. The closest one is San Elijo State Beach, which is only 0.2km (0.2miles) away from Turtles. Another nice beach near Turtles is Cardiff State Beach, which is roughly 1km (0.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Turtles?

The sea temperature at Turtles is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Turtles. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Turtles?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Turtles: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Turtles...

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