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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cape Coral, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cape Coral...

Cape Coral is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 154305 people. The water temperature around Cape Coral has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 19°C (66.2°F) in February up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cape Coral 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 Cape Coral?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Cape Coral is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Cape Coral. A spot that might be worth checking out is Wiggins Pass, which is roughly 20.4km (18.9miles) away from Cape Coral. Click here for more information on Wiggins Pass and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cape Coral are Naples Pier, which is 30.5km (18.9miles) away, and Venice North Jetty, located approximately 49.7km (30.9miles) from Cape Coral.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches near to Cape Coral. The nearest one is Fort Myers Beach, which is 7.7km (4.8miles) away from Cape Coral. Another beautiful beach near Cape Coral is Coconut Island, which is ca 10km (6.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Cape Coral?

The water temperature around Cape Coral is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cape Coral?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cape Coral: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cape Coral...

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