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

January weather forecast and climate
Montara, CA

Ocean temperature

In Montara, California, the average seawater temperature in January is 53.2°F (11.8°C).
Note: 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.


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

What is the ocean temperature in January in Montara?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Montara is 53.2°F (11.8°C). Swimming in 53.2°F (11.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Montara have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Montara, California, is 9.9h.
Average sea temperature in January - Montara, CA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 53.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (56.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is June (52.4°F).

Average daylight in January - Montara, CA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).