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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fort Pierce...

Fort Pierce is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 41590 people. The water temperature around Fort Pierce varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.5°C (70.7°F) in February up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fort Pierce 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 Fort Pierce?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Fort Pierce is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Fort Pierce. The closest one is Fort Pierce North Jetty, which is just 2.9km (4.6miles) away from Fort Pierce. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fort Pierce North Jetty and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Fort Pierce are Walton Rocks, which is ca 7.3km (4.6miles) away, and Stuart Rocks, located roughly 20.4km (12.7miles) from Fort Pierce.

Are there nice beaches located close to Fort Pierce?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches close to Fort Pierce. The closest one is Buccaneer Beach, which is just 11.9km (7.4miles) away from Fort Pierce. Another beautiful beach near Fort Pierce is Vero Beach, which is roughly 14km (8.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Fort Pierce?

The water temperature around Fort Pierce is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fort Pierce. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to 22°C (71°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fort Pierce?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Fort Pierce: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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