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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gulf Hills, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gulf Hills...

Gulf Hills is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 7144 people. The water temperature around Gulf Hills has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (55.9°F) in January up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gulf Hills 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 Gulf Hills?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Gulf Hills is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Gulf Hills. The closest decent spot is Chandeleur Islands, which is 40.3km (25miles) away from Gulf Hills. Click here for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Pensacola Beach Pier, which is ca 101.7km (63.2miles) away from Gulf Hills. Another good surfspot is Pensacola Beach Pier, located roughly 101.7km (63.2miles) from Gulf Hills.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches close to Gulf Hills. The nearest one is Ocean Springs, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from Gulf Hills. Another beautiful beach near Gulf Hills is Biloxi, which is approximately 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Gulf Hills?

The water temperature around Gulf Hills is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°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 diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gulf Hills?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gulf Hills: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gulf Hills...

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