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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Athens, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Athens...

West Athens is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 8729 people. The water temperature around West Athens has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (56.9°F) in March up to 19°C (66.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since West Athens 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 West Athens?

The current water temperature in the month of March near West Athens is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to West Athens?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to West Athens. The closest one is Manhattan 26th street, which is just 6.8km (4.3miles) away from West Athens. Click here for more information on Manhattan 26th street and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near West Athens are Manhattan Beach Pier, which is roughly 6.9km (4.3miles) away, and Hammerland, located roughly 7km (4.3miles) from West Athens.

Are there white sand beaches near West Athens?

There are some nice beaches close to West Athens. The nearest one is Huntington State Beach, which is only 5.2km (3.2miles) away from West Athens. Another good beach near West Athens is Hermosa City Beach, which is approximately 6.7km (4.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for West Athens?

The sea temperature around West Athens 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around West Athens. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to West Athens?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. 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 water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Athens: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Athens...

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