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

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

Daytona Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Daytona Beach has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.2°F) in December up to 28.1°C (82.6°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 Daytona 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 Daytona Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Daytona Beach is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Daytona Beach. The nearest one is Mainstreet pier, which is only 1.6km (1.7miles) away from Daytona Beach. Click here to check out more information on Mainstreet pier and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Daytona Beach are Carpet Muncher, which is roughly 2.7km (1.7miles) away, and Daytona Beach, located 3.7km (2.3miles) from Daytona Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches close to Daytona Beach. The nearest one is Daytona Beach Shores, which is just 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Daytona Beach. Another beautiful beach near Daytona Beach is Ormond Beach, which is 5.6km (3.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Daytona Beach?

The water temperature at Daytona Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Daytona Beach. Nevertheless, during early winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Daytona Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Daytona Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Daytona Beach...

Do you know what the the city Preaux in France, the city Campofelice di Roccella in Italy, and the city Huetor Vega in Spain have in common with Daytona Beach? Click on the links to find out...