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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Clearwater Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Clearwater Beach...

Clearwater Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Clearwater Beach varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (61.8°F) in January 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 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Clearwater Beach 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 Clearwater Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Clearwater Beach is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Clearwater Beach. The nearest one is Clearwater beach-The Waffle House, which is only 0.3km (0.3miles) away from Clearwater Beach. Click here to check out more information on Clearwater beach-The Waffle House and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Clearwater Beach are Clearwater Pass, which is approximately 0.5km (0.3miles) away, and Clearwater, located approximately 0.7km (0.4miles) from Clearwater Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Clearwater Beach. The nearest one is Jones Town Beach, which is only 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Clearwater Beach. Another good beach near Clearwater Beach is Indian Rocks Beach, which is ca 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Clearwater Beach?

The water temperature at Clearwater Beach 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Clearwater Beach. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Clearwater Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Clearwater Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Clearwater Beach...

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