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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Westward Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Westward Beach...

Westward Beach is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Westward Beach changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in March up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Westward Beach 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 Westward Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Westward Beach is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Westward Beach. The nearest one is Point Dume-Little Dume, which is only 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Westward Beach. Click here for more information on Point Dume-Little Dume and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Westward Beach is The Hut-Paradise Cove, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Westward Beach. The nearest one is Point Dume State Beach, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Westward Beach. Another fun beach near Westward Beach is Zuma Beach County Park, which is approximately 1km (0.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Westward Beach?

The water temperature at Westward Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Westward Beach. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to 13°C (56°F). In this season, 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 fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Westward Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Westward Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Westward Beach...

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