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

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

Henderson is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1674 people. The water temperature around Henderson varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12°C (53.6°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Henderson 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 Henderson?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Henderson is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close to Henderson?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Henderson. The next good one is Fourchon, which is almost 127.1km (78.9miles) away from Henderson. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fourchon and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Chandeleur Islands, which is roughly 180km (111.8miles) away from Henderson. Another good surfspot is Chandeleur Islands, located ca 180km (111.8miles) from Henderson.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Henderson. A beach that might be worth checking out is Holly Beach, which is almost 107km (66.4miles) away from Henderson. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Holly Beach, which is ca 107km (66.4miles) away from Henderson.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Henderson?

The water temperature around Henderson is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Henderson. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Henderson?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Henderson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Henderson...

Do you know what the the city Salou in Spain, the geo Humphries Basin , and the city Rosendal in Norway have in common with Henderson? Click on the links to find out...