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

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

Fourchon is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Fourchon changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.3°F) in January up to 31.1°C (88°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fourchon 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 Fourchon?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Fourchon is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Fourchon. The next good one is Chandeleur Islands, which is only 98.3km (61.1miles) away from Fourchon. Click here for directions and for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Fourchon is The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is ca 201.9km (125.4miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Fourchon?

There are a few nice beaches close to Fourchon. The closest one is Grand Isle, which is 17.5km (10.9miles) away from Fourchon. Another gorgeous beach near Fourchon is Grand Isle State Park, which is ca 19.9km (12.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Fourchon?

The sea temperature at Fourchon is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of nearly 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Fourchon?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Fourchon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fourchon...

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