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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Daytona Beach changes significantly 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 illustrated 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 September at Daytona Beach is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Daytona Beach. The closest one is Mainstreet pier, which is only 4.1km (2.6miles) away from Daytona Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Mainstreet pier and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Daytona Beach is Carpet Muncher, which is ca 5.9km (3.6miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Daytona Beach?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to Daytona Beach. The closest one is Daytona Beach Shores, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Daytona Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Daytona Beach is Howes Street, which is ca 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

What wetsuit 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 usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during November, December, and January, temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Daytona Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during November, December, and January. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Daytona Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Daytona Beach...

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