Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near French Harbor, Honduras
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about French Harbor...
French Harbor is a coastal city in Honduras.
It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2698 people.
The water temperature around French Harbor is nearly steady throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.2°F) in January up to 28.9°C (83.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since French Harbor 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 French Harbor?
The current water temperature in the month of September near French Harbor is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located close to French Harbor. The next good one is Punta Mango, which is more than 250.7km (155.7miles) away from French Harbor. Click here
to check out more information on Punta Mango and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing La Bocana
, which is ca 279.7km (173.7miles) away from French Harbor. Another surfspot is La Bocana
, located approximately 279.7km (173.7miles) from French Harbor.
Are there beautiful beaches close to French Harbor?
No, not too many beaches are located close to French Harbor. The closest decent beach is Half Moon Caye
, which is more than 93.4km (58miles) away from French Harbor. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tobacco Caye
, approximately 114.1km (70.9miles) away from French Harbor.
What wetsuit do I need for French Harbor?
The average water temperature around French Harbor is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around French Harbor. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around French Harbor can be particularly intense.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to French Harbor?
Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to French Harbor: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about French Harbor...
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