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

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

Gulfport is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Gulfport has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.9°F) in January up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Gulfport 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 Gulfport?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Gulfport is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Gulfport. A spot that might be worth checking out is Chandeleur Islands, which is almost 39.1km (24.3miles) away from Gulfport. Click here for directions and for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is 115.4km (71.7miles) away from Gulfport. Another surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, located approximately 115.4km (71.7miles) from Gulfport.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few beautiful beaches in close proximity to Gulfport. The nearest one is Biloxi, which is just 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Gulfport. Another beautiful beach near Gulfport is Ocean Springs, which is roughly 16.1km (10miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Gulfport?

The sea temperature at Gulfport is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Gulfport. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 9°C (48°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Gulfport?

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 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gulfport: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gulfport...

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