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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Austin Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Austin Basin...

Austin Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Austin Basin has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.8°C (69.4°F) in February up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Austin Basin 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 Austin Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Austin Basin is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Austin Basin?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Austin Basin. The next good one is South Padre Island, which is 140.9km (87.5miles) away from Austin Basin. Click here for directions and for more information on South Padre Island and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Matagorda, which is ca 151km (93.8miles) away from Austin Basin. Another fun surfspot is Matagorda, located ca 151km (93.8miles) from Austin Basin.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Austin Basin. One that might be worth checking out is South Padre Island, which is more than 140.7km (87.4miles) away from Austin Basin. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Del Mar Beach, which is ca 141.4km (87.8miles) away from Austin Basin.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Austin Basin?

The sea temperature at Austin Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Austin Basin. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 21°C (69°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Austin Basin?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Austin Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Austin Basin...

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