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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fairhope, United States

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

Fairhope is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 15326 people. The water temperature around Fairhope varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 15.1°C (59.2°F) in February up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fairhope 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 Fairhope?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Fairhope is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Fairhope. The closest decent spot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is 46.4km (29.4miles) away from Fairhope. Click here for directions and to check out more information on The Cross Pensacola Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Fairhope are Pensacola Beach Pier, which is approximately 47.4km (29.4miles) away, and Pensacola beach, located 47.4km (29.5miles) from Fairhope.

Are there sandy beaches close to Fairhope?

There are not too many beaches close to Fairhope. A beach that might be worth checking out is Gulf Shores, which is only 22.6km (14.1miles) away from Fairhope. Another good beach near Fairhope is Orange Beach, which is roughly 25.8km (16miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Fairhope?

The sea temperature around Fairhope is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fairhope. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Fairhope?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Fairhope: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fairhope...

Do you know what the the city El Limon in Venezuela, the city Harburg in Germany, and the city Arsenio in Greece have in common with Fairhope? Click on the links to find out...