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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Emerald, Jamaica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Emerald...

Emerald is an island in Jamaica. It is located in the Greater Antilles island group. The water temperature around Emerald is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Emerald 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 near Emerald?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Emerald is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Emerald. A spot, which is not too far away, is Long bay, which is 41.3km (25.7miles) away from Emerald. Click here to check out more information on Long bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Encuentro, which is ca 439.6km (273miles) away from Emerald. Another good surfspot is Encuentro, located approximately 439.6km (273miles) from Emerald.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Emerald?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Emerald. A good beach nearby is Port-Salut, which is almost 196.2km (121.9miles) away from Emerald. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out La Trompeuse, which is approximately 229.2km (142.3miles) away from Emerald.

What wetsuit is needed for Emerald?

The average water temperature around Emerald is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Emerald. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Emerald can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Emerald?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Emerald are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (74-83°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Emerald: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Emerald...

Do you know what the the city Swanville in the United States, the city Ferla in the Italy, and the city Kaspiysk in the Russia have in common with Emerald? Click on the links to find out...