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Surfside Beach Octagone water temperature
Surfside Beach Octagone ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Surfside Beach Octagone Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Texas, USA)

Today's Surfside Beach Octagone sea temperature is 18.1 °C.

Statistics for 15 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 20.4 °C, range: 18.8 °C to 21.6 °C

The water temperature (18 °C) at Surfside Beach Octagone is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 14 °C

United States Sea Water Temperature

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Surface Water Temperatures
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United States Water Temperature Anomaly

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Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Surfside Beach Octagone. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Surfside Beach Octagone Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Surfside Beach Octagone sea water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F) on around the 30th of July and are at their coldest on about the 5th of February, in the range 16 to 20°C (61 to 68°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Surfside Beach Octagone climb to their highest at the tail of July. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The coldest Surfside Beach Octagone sea water temperatures at the beginning of February require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Surfside Beach Octagone can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Surfside Beach Octagone. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.