Big Sur, California

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Big Sur is a breathtaking region off the well-known Pacific Coast Highway that features rugged cliffs, lush slopes, expansive beaches, and coastal redwood forests. There are tons of outdoor adventure opportunities, including beautiful camping areas, challenging hiking paths, and amazing historic and state parks to discover. Hiking through the several State Parks and National Forests in Big Sur is the best way to fully appreciate its natural beauty. Hiking is a must for visitors who want to visit the beaches of Big Sur.

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There are plenty of chances for diners to entice and broaden their palates early, noon, and well into the late evening thanks to the variety of culinary types and genres found in Monterey County. Even the most discriminating diner is sure to find something to pique their interest with the variety of dishes available in restaurants, including fresh seafood, regional products, and wines that have won awards. From its cliffside setting, Big Sur’s landmark restaurants offer stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, while enjoying a divine meal. Most food options include salads, sandwiches, burgers, and seafood dishes, pizzas, and seasonal specials that are all made using locally sourced products and cooked in a wood-fired oven.

Discover Big Sur, California

Many outdoor pursuits, including hiking, camping, beachcombing, birdwatching, and photography, are available to visitors visiting Big Sur. Due to its isolated location and rough terrain, the area is well-liked by outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers who want to fully experience California’s natural splendor.

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Live Webcams

View live webcams from Big Sur and check the current weather, beach activity and enjoy outstanding scenic views and spectacular sunsets. It’s not the same as being here but it’s a great way to daydream from far away!

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Map of Popular Beaches in California

This map highlights the most popular beaches in California. Use the map as a guide to find the best beaches in California and locate nearby cities and points of interest.

Big Sur, CA Average Temperatures

Wondering what the average weather temperatures are in Big Sur? View the average daily highs and lows including the average ocean temperature per month.

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Big Sur, California Average Temperatures

Use this weather chart as a guide to view the average air and ocean temperatures in Big Sur, CA.

The average air temperature in the summer varies between 75-80 degrees.

The average ocean temperature in the summer varies between 65-70 degrees.


Average Monthly Temperatures

Average High Average Low Average Ocean Temp

Average high, low and ocean temperatures in Big Sur. Sources: Accuweather,, NOAA