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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chalmette Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chalmette Basin...

Chalmette Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Chalmette Basin changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.5°C (68.9°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Chalmette Basin 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 Chalmette Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Chalmette Basin is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Chalmette Basin. A good spot nearby is Fourchon, which is 229.8km (142.8miles) away from Chalmette Basin. Click here for more information on Fourchon and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Galveston, which is ca 255.3km (158.6miles) away from Chalmette Basin. Another good surfspot is Galveston, located approximately 255.3km (158.6miles) from Chalmette Basin.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Chalmette Basin. The next good beach is Grand Isle, which is almost 246.2km (152.9miles) away from Chalmette Basin. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Grand Isle State Park, which is approximately 248.5km (154.3miles) away from Chalmette Basin.

What wetsuit is needed for Chalmette Basin?

The water temperature at Chalmette Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 21°C (69°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Chalmette Basin?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chalmette Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chalmette Basin...

Do you know what the the city Jurilovca in Romania, the city Mercatale-San Quirico in Italy, and the city Tacarigua in Venezuela have in common with Chalmette Basin? Click on the links to find out...