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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Grand Terre, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Grand Terre...

Grand Terre is an island in the United States. It is part of the Louisiana island group. The water temperature around Grand Terre changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in January up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Grand Terre 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 Grand Terre?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Grand Terre is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near Grand Terre?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Grand Terre. The nearest one is Jamaica Beach, which is 2.9km (4.8miles) away from Grand Terre. Click here for more information on Jamaica Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Grand Terre are Galveston, which is 7.8km (4.8miles) away, and Galveston-Flagship, located approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) from Grand Terre.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in proximity to Grand Terre. The nearest one is Galveston, which is 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Grand Terre. Another beach near Grand Terre is East Beach, which is 15km (9.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Grand Terre?

The water temperature around Grand Terre is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to nearly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Grand Terre?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Grand Terre: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Grand Terre...

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