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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bethel Town, Jamaica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bethel Town...

Bethel Town is a coastal city in Jamaica. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3053 people. The water temperature around Bethel Town is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.7°F) in March up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bethel 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 Bethel Town?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Bethel Town is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Bethel Town. A good spot nearby is Long bay, which is 108.5km (67.4miles) away from Bethel Town. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Sosua, which is 494.1km (306.9miles) away from Bethel Town. Another good surfspot is Sosua, located roughly 494.1km (306.9miles) from Bethel Town.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Bethel Town. The closest decent one is Port-Salut, which is more than 264.8km (164.5miles) away from Bethel Town. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit La Trompeuse, which is roughly 296.5km (184.2miles) away from Bethel Town.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bethel Town?

The average water temperature around Bethel Town is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Bethel Town. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Bethel Town can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bethel Town?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Bethel Town are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bethel Town: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bethel Town...

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