Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Arthurs Town, Bahamas
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Arthurs Town...
Arthurs Town is a coastal city in the Bahamas.
It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 1175 people.
The water temperature around Arthurs Town has average variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 23.4°C (74.1°F) in March up to 29.3°C (84.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Arthurs Town 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 Arthurs Town?
The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Arthurs Town is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not many surf spots in proximity to Arthurs Town. A good spot nearby is Surfers beach, which is 74.8km (53.7miles) away from Arthurs Town. Click here
for more information on Surfers beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Arthurs Town are French Bay
, which is ca 86.4km (53.7miles) away, and Garbanzo
, located 153.1km (95.1miles) from Arthurs Town.
Are there gorgeous beaches close by?
Not many beaches are located near to Arthurs Town. A beach, which is not too far away, is Paradise Island
, which is more than 107.8km (67miles) away from Arthurs Town. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Miami Beach
, ca 288.9km (179.4miles) away from Arthurs Town.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Arthurs Town?
The sea temperature around Arthurs Town is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of approximately 23°C (74°F). During these months, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the diving and fishing near Arthurs Town?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during spring. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Arthurs Town: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Arthurs Town...
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