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

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

Gifford is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 9590 people. The water temperature around Gifford varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.1°C (70°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gifford 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 Gifford?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Gifford is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close to Gifford?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Gifford. The closest one is Sebastian Inlet, which is just 13.2km (8.2miles) away from Gifford. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sebastian Inlet and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gifford are Monster hole, which is approximately 13.3km (8.2miles) away, and Spanish house, located 14.2km (8.8miles) from Gifford.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches near to Gifford. The closest one is Vero Beach, which is just 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Gifford. Another gorgeous beach near Gifford is Indian River Shores, which is approximately 3.2km (2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Gifford?

The water temperature around Gifford is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gifford. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 21°C (70°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required 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 bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gifford?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gifford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gifford...

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