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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fort Myers Beach...

Fort Myers Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Fort Myers Beach varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 19°C (66.2°F) in February up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Fort Myers Beach is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Fort Myers Beach. A spot, which is not too far away, is Wiggins Pass, which is just 13.5km (14.4miles) away from Fort Myers Beach. Click here to check out more information on Wiggins Pass and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fort Myers Beach are Naples Pier, which is approximately 23.3km (14.4miles) away, and Venice North Jetty, located 55.8km (34.7miles) from Fort Myers Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Fort Myers Beach. The nearest one is Coconut Island, which is just 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Fort Myers Beach. Another fun beach near Fort Myers Beach is Marco Island, which is ca 38.4km (23.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Fort Myers Beach?

The water temperature at Fort Myers Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°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 Fort Myers Beach. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fort Myers Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Fort Myers Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fort Myers Beach...

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