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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cat, Bahamas

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

Cat is an island in the Bahamas. It is located in the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Cat changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.5°F) in February up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cat 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 Cat?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Cat is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Cat. The closest decent spot is French Bay, which is about 64.5km (61.8miles) away from Cat. Click here for more information on French Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Cat are Surfers beach, which is roughly 99.4km (61.8miles) away, and Garbanzo, located ca 178.2km (110.7miles) from Cat.

Are there nice beaches located close to Cat?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Cat. A beach, which is not too far away, is Paradise Island, which is almost 127.9km (79.5miles) away from Cat. If you have some extra time, you can also try Miami Beach, approximately 308km (191.3miles) away from Cat.

What wetsuit is recommended for Cat?

The water temperature around Cat is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 24°C (74°F). In this season, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cat?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cat: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cat...

Do you know what the the city Tivenys in Spain, the city Gorey in Ireland, and the city Friesoythe in Germany have in common with Cat? Click on the links to find out...