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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Anderson Cay, Bahamas

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Anderson Cay...

Anderson Cay is an island in the Bahamas. It is part of the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Anderson Cay changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22.1°C (71.7°F) in January up to 29.4°C (84.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Anderson Cay 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 near Anderson Cay?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Anderson Cay is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Anderson Cay. A spot, which is not too far away, is Garbanzo, which is 77.2km (48.2miles) away from Anderson Cay. Click here for directions and for more information on Garbanzo and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Anderson Cay are Rights, which is roughly 77.6km (48.2miles) away, and Rush Reef, located 77.7km (48.2miles) from Anderson Cay.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Anderson Cay. The closest decent beach is Paradise Island, which is almost 53.1km (33miles) away from Anderson Cay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Miami Beach, which is 143.3km (89miles) away from Anderson Cay.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Anderson Cay?

The water temperature around Anderson Cay is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 22°C (72°F). During this time, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Anderson Cay?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during December, January, and February. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Anderson Cay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Anderson Cay...

Do you know what the the city Bayaguana in the Dominican Republic, the city Londontowne in the United States, and the city Montegrosso in the Italy have in common with Anderson Cay? Click on the links to find out...