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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bartow, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bartow...

Bartow is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 17298 people. The water temperature around Bartow has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (61.8°F) in January up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Bartow 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 Bartow?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Bartow is approximately:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bartow?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bartow. The closest decent spot is Upham Beach, which is just 56.6km (35.4miles) away from Bartow. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Upham Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bartow are Sunset Beach, which is ca 57.1km (35.4miles) away, and Redington Breakwater, located 59.5km (37miles) from Bartow.

Are there beaches near Bartow?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Bartow. The closest decent beach is St Pete Beach, which is only 56.4km (35miles) away from Bartow. Another fun beach near Bartow is Sarasota, approximately 57.3km (35.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Bartow?

The water temperature around Bartow is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bartow. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bartow?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bartow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bartow...

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