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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Anclote Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Anclote Island...

Anclote Island is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Anclote Island varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.2°F) in January up to 30.7°C (87.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Anclote Island is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Anclote Island?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Anclote Island is ca:
24°C (76°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Anclote Island?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Anclote Island. The nearest one is Honeymoon island, which is only 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Anclote Island. Click here to check out more information on Honeymoon island and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Anclote Island is Clearwater, which is ca 14.9km (9.3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Anclote Island. The nearest one is Clearwater Beach, which is only 15.6km (9.7miles) away from Anclote Island. Another good beach near Anclote Island is Jones Town Beach, which is roughly 16.3km (10.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Anclote Island?

The sea temperature at Anclote Island is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Anclote Island. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Anclote Island?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Anclote Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Anclote Island...

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