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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Garbanzo, Bahamas

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

Garbanzo is a surf spot in the Bahamas. The water temperature around Garbanzo changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 23.5°C (74.3°F) in March up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Garbanzo 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 Garbanzo?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Garbanzo is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Garbanzo. The closest one is Rights, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Garbanzo. Click here for more information on Rights and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Garbanzo is Rush Reef, which is ca 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Garbanzo?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Garbanzo. A beach that might be worth checking out is Paradise Island, which is more than 100.8km (62.6miles) away from Garbanzo. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Palm Beach, which is ca 189.6km (117.8miles) away from Garbanzo.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Garbanzo?

The sea temperature at Garbanzo is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 23°C (74°F). In this season, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Garbanzo?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during spring. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Garbanzo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Garbanzo...

Do you know what the the island Negros in the Philippines, the city Moriyama in the Japan, and the city Pudi in the Indonesia have in common with Garbanzo? Click on the links to find out...