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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chandeleur Islands, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chandeleur Islands...

Chandeleur Islands is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Chandeleur Islands has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.7°C (58.4°F) in February up to 29.9°C (85.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chandeleur Islands 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 Chandeleur Islands?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Chandeleur Islands is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Chandeleur Islands. The closest decent spot is Fourchon, which is only 98.9km (61.4miles) away from Chandeleur Islands. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fourchon and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Chandeleur Islands is The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is 105.4km (65.5miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Chandeleur Islands?

No, there are not many beaches close to Chandeleur Islands. A good beach nearby is Biloxi, which is just 38km (23.6miles) away from Chandeleur Islands. Another fun beach near Chandeleur Islands is Ocean Springs, which is roughly 39km (24.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Chandeleur Islands?

The water temperature at Chandeleur Islands is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Chandeleur Islands. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Chandeleur Islands?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chandeleur Islands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chandeleur Islands...

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