Swimming Opportunities Around SB,
Goleta Beach Swim Report
or… for an open water experience, the Ocean Ducks get together regularly in Summer and Winter:
For The Most Up To Date Ocean Temperatures
Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research – Stearns Wharf Water Temps
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!