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

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

Bolivar is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Bolivar has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.8°C (51.5°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bolivar 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 Bolivar?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Bolivar is approximately:
30°C (85°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Bolivar?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bolivar. A spot, which is not too far away, is Galveston-Stewart Beach, which is just 23.6km (14.7miles) away from Bolivar. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Galveston-Stewart Beach and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Bolivar is Galveston-Flagship, which is roughly 25.4km (15.8miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Bolivar. The next good one is East Beach, which is only 20.7km (12.9miles) away from Bolivar. Another nice beach near Bolivar is East Beach, ca 20.7km (12.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Bolivar?

The water temperature at Bolivar is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bolivar. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 11°C (51°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bolivar?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bolivar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bolivar...

Do you know what the the city Brookdale in the United States, the geo Porto Seamount , and the island Pulau Roti in the Indonesia have in common with Bolivar? Click on the links to find out...