Bodega Bay
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Bodega Bay, CA

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature in Bodega Bay, California, is 52.5°F (11.4°C).
Note: Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.


In January, the average length of the day is 9.9h.

What is the water temperature in January in Bodega Bay?

In Bodega Bay, in January, the average water temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Bodega Bay have in January?

In Bodega Bay, the average length of the day in January is 9.9h.
Average sea temperature in January - Bodega Bay, CA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 52.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (56.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is June (51.6°F).

Average daylight in January - Bodega Bay, CA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).