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Visiting Long Beach, Tofino, Canada in August

August is one of the best months to visit Long Beach for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). August is too cold for swimming in Long Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Also consider visiting Long Beach in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

August offers similar weather conditions to July, with warm and sunny days. Sunbathing becomes more enjoyable, but the water may still be too cool for swimming. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing continue to be popular activities, along with beachcombing and exploring tide pools. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Long Beach in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Long Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Long Beach in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Long Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (57°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Long Beach?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Long Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 2.3cm (0.9inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (57°F). August is too cold for swimming in Long Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Long Beach warm in August?

Yes, Long Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Long Beach in August is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Long Beach in August is 15°C (59°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Long Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Long Beach in August are 14.4. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Long Beach in August

August is the peak month for visitors to Long Beach, and the beach is extremely crowded. The warm weather and summer holidays continue to draw large numbers of tourists, and the BC Day holiday in August also contributes to the crowds.

Temperature in Long Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Long Beach in August is 18°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Long Beach in August is 15°C (59°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Long Beach in August is 12°C (54°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Long Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 14.4 per day in Long Beach. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Long Beach in August is typically 7.2 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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 Long Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Long Beach in August is 14°C (57.2°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Long Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Long Beach in August is 2.3cm (0.9inches) and on average there are 6.8 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Long Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Long Beach in August is 14°C (58°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 14°C (56°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Long Beach in August is typically 99.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 98.9% in the previous month and 99.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Long Beach in August is typically 87.3%. The average relative humidity is 84.1% in the previous month and 86.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Long Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Long Beach in August is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Long Beach in August is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Long Beach in August is from the South-Southwest.

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