Swimming opportunities around SB, Goleta beach swim report

For a great 50-meter pool experience try Los Banos del Mar:

City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation: Los Banos del Mar Swimming Pool

or… for an open water experience, the Ocean Ducks get together regularly in Summer and Winter:

Santa Barbara Ocean Ducks Swimming Adventures


For the most up to date ocean temperatures check either of the following websites:

Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research – Stearns Wharf Water Temps

Local Surf Forecast

June 27, 2012 – Goleta Beach. Water temp. about 63 degrees! 8-10′ visibility 100m offshore. Toasty! Lots of swimmers in the water, small swell, slight surface wind chop, great swimming conditions, no wetsuit needed, but many wearing them anyway. Lifeguards on duty, some SUP boarders cruising about, air temp abut 73.

Goleta Beach swim MLK day 2012: Water temp 57, sunny, air temp 58, gorgeous conditions, light breeze, light chop, average water visibility of 6 – 8′ small swells, small waves.  Seven swimmers on hand enjoyed anywhere from 15-45 min. swims!