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

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

West Hills is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5592 people. The water temperature around West Hills varies slightly during 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 Hills 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 Hills?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around West Hills is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to West Hills. The nearest one is Gilgo, which is only 13.9km (8.9miles) away from West Hills. Click here to check out more information on Gilgo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near West Hills are Tobay beach, which is ca 14.3km (8.9miles) away, and Robert Moses democrat point, located ca 15.1km (9.4miles) from West Hills.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are other beaches in proximity to West Hills. The nearest one is Cordwood, which is just 14.4km (8.9miles) away from West Hills. Another nice beach near West Hills is Jones Beach, which is 15.9km (9.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for West Hills?

The sea temperature around West Hills 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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near West Hills?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to West Hills: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about West Hills...

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