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

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

Bethune is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Bethune has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.1°F) in February up to 28.2°C (82.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bethune 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 at Bethune?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Bethune is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Bethune. The nearest one is New Smyrna Inlet, which is 8.8km (5.5miles) away from Bethune. Click here for directions and to check out more information on New Smyrna Inlet and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Bethune is Ponce Inlet, which is approximately 10.1km (6.3miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Bethune. The closest one is New Smyrna Beach, which is only 7.4km (4.6miles) away from Bethune. Another nice beach near Bethune is Ponce Inlet, which is roughly 11.7km (7.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bethune?

The sea temperature at Bethune is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bethune. However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During this season, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Bethune?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bethune: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bethune...

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