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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Corpus Christi, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Corpus Christi...

Corpus Christi is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Corpus Christi changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (56°F) in February up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Corpus Christi is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Corpus Christi. The closest one is Packery Channel, which is only 0.1km (0miles) away from Corpus Christi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Packery Channel and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Corpus Christi is Bob Hall Pier, which is ca 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Corpus Christi?

There are not too many beaches near to Corpus Christi. The closest decent beach is Mustang Island, which is only 7.2km (4.4miles) away from Corpus Christi. Another good beach near Corpus Christi is Padre Island, 55.5km (34.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Corpus Christi?

The sea temperature at Corpus Christi is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Corpus Christi. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Corpus Christi?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Corpus Christi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Corpus Christi...

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