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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Heald Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Heald Bank...

Heald Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Heald Bank changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Heald Bank 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 Heald Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Heald Bank is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Heald Bank. The closest decent spot is Bolivar, which is roughly 32.5km (21.2miles) away from Heald Bank. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Bolivar and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Heald Bank are Galveston-Stewart Beach, which is approximately 34.1km (21.2miles) away, and Galveston-Flagship, located 34.6km (21.5miles) from Heald Bank.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Heald Bank?

There are not many beaches near to Heald Bank. The next good one is East Beach, which is only 32.8km (20.4miles) away from Heald Bank. Another good beach near Heald Bank is East Beach, approximately 32.8km (20.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Heald Bank?

The sea temperature at Heald Bank is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Heald Bank. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Heald Bank?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Heald Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Heald Bank...

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