Weather in Ocean Beach, San Francisco, United States in March

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Visiting Ocean Beach, San Francisco, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Ocean Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Ocean Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

As spring arrives in March, the weather at Ocean Beach starts to improve, with fewer rainy days and slightly warmer temperatures. The ocean water remains cold, making swimming less enjoyable. However, surfing conditions are still good, and sunbathing becomes more comfortable on sunny days. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Ocean Beach in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Ocean Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Ocean Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Ocean Beach?

Probably not, March is not a good time for a holiday in Ocean Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Ocean Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Ocean Beach warm in March?

No, Ocean Beach is a little too chilly for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Ocean Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Ocean Beach in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Ocean Beach in March

March sees slightly warmer temperatures, with an average high of 62°F (17°C). The beach begins to see more visitors, but it is still not considered crowded. There are no major public holidays or special events during this month that would significantly impact the crowd levels.

Temperature in Ocean Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ocean Beach in March is 9°C (48°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ocean Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Ocean Beach. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ocean Beach in March is typically 5.9 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Ocean Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Ocean Beach in March is 14.6°C (58.3°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Ocean Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Ocean Beach in March is 7.4cm (2.9inches) and on average there are 11.4 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ocean Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ocean Beach in March is 10°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ocean Beach in March is typically 88.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.5% in the previous month and 85.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ocean Beach in March is typically 72.1%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 68.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ocean Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Ocean Beach in March is typically 38KM/H (23MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (21MPH) in the previous month and 41KM/H (26MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ocean Beach in March is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ocean Beach in March is from the West.

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