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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bee Ridge, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bee Ridge...

Bee Ridge is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 9598 people. The water temperature around Bee Ridge changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 30.9°C (87.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bee Ridge 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 Bee Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Bee Ridge is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Bee Ridge. The closest one is Venice North Jetty, which is only 11.8km (11.2miles) away from Bee Ridge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Venice North Jetty and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bee Ridge are Bradenton- twin piers, which is 18km (11.2miles) away, and Anna Maria Island-Beach Streets, located approximately 23.5km (14.6miles) from Bee Ridge.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Bee Ridge. The closest one is Siesta Key Beach, which is just 4.6km (2.9miles) away from Bee Ridge. Another gorgeous beach near Bee Ridge is Sarasota, which is roughly 4.8km (3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Bee Ridge?

The water temperature around Bee Ridge is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bee Ridge. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bee Ridge?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bee Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bee Ridge...

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