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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ventura County, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ventura County...

Ventura County is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Ventura County varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.4°F) in April up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ventura County 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 Ventura County?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Ventura County is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Ventura County?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ventura County. The nearest one is Ventura Point, which is only 11.6km (7.6miles) away from Ventura County. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ventura Point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ventura County are Emma Wood, which is approximately 12.3km (7.6miles) away, and Oxnard Shores, located 13.9km (8.6miles) from Ventura County.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in proximity to Ventura County. The closest one is San Buenaventura State Beach, which is just 10.5km (6.5miles) away from Ventura County. Another good beach near Ventura County is McGrath State Beach, which is ca 12.4km (7.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Ventura County?

The sea temperature at Ventura County is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ventura County. However, during spring, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 14°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ventura County?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ventura County: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ventura County...

Do you know what the the city Hoyland Nether in United Kingdom, the city Calcata Nuova in Italy, and the city Hadenfeld in Germany have in common with Ventura County? Click on the links to find out...