watertemperature.org logo2

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

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

West Carson is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 21699 people. The water temperature around West Carson varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March up to 19°C (66.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since West Carson 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 Carson?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near West Carson is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to West Carson. The closest one is Torrance Beach The Avenues, which is just 5.6km (3.6miles) away from West Carson. Click here to check out more information on Torrance Beach The Avenues and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near West Carson are Redondo Beach, which is 5.7km (3.6miles) away, and Rat Beach, located roughly 6km (3.7miles) from West Carson.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are more beautiful beaches near to West Carson. The nearest one is Redondo State Beach, which is just 5.6km (3.5miles) away from West Carson. Another beach near West Carson is Redondo Beach State Park, which is ca 5.6km (3.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for West Carson?

The water temperature around West Carson 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around West Carson. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near West Carson?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Carson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about West Carson...

Do you know what the the city Salogon in the Philippines, the city Elermore Vale in the Australia, and the city Carshove in the Albania have in common with West Carson? Click on the links to find out...