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

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

Gateway is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8401 people. The water temperature around Gateway changes dramatically throughout the year. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gateway 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 Gateway?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Gateway is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gateway. The closest decent spot is Wiggins Pass, which is 20.7km (18.7miles) away from Gateway. Click here to check out more information on Wiggins Pass and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Gateway are Naples Pier, which is roughly 30.1km (18.7miles) away, and Venice North Jetty, located approximately 57.7km (35.8miles) from Gateway.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Gateway?

There are not many beaches close to Gateway. A beach that might be worth checking out is Fort Myers Beach, which is only 15km (9.3miles) away from Gateway. Another fun beach near Gateway is Coconut Island, roughly 21.9km (13.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Gateway?

The sea temperature around Gateway 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 usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Gateway. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Gateway?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gateway: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gateway...

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