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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Exuma, Bahamas

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

Exuma is an island in the Bahamas. It is one of the islands of the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Exuma varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.1°C (75.4°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Exuma 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 Exuma?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Exuma is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Exuma. A good spot nearby is Surfers beach, which is almost 100.1km (62.2miles) away from Exuma. Click here for directions and for more information on Surfers beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Garbanzo, which is approximately 182.2km (113.1miles) away from Exuma. Another fun surfspot is Garbanzo, located approximately 182.2km (113.1miles) from Exuma.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Exuma. One that might be worth checking out is Paradise Island, which is almost 104.9km (65.1miles) away from Exuma. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Key Biscayne, which is approximately 275.2km (170.9miles) away from Exuma.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Exuma?

The average sea temperature around Exuma is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Exuma. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Exuma can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Exuma?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters around Exuma are nearly almost 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 Exuma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Exuma...

Do you know what the the city Don Juan in the Dominican Republic, the city Lushnje in the Albania, and the island Egilsay in the United Kingdom have in common with Exuma? Click on the links to find out...