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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Holmes Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Holmes Beach...

Holmes Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Holmes Beach changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in January up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Holmes Beach 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 Holmes Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Holmes Beach is ca:
31°C (87°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Holmes Beach. The closest one is Bradenton- twin piers, which is only 2.6km (2miles) away from Holmes Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Bradenton- twin piers and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Holmes Beach are Anna Maria Island-Beach Streets, which is approximately 3.3km (2miles) away, and Anna Maria Island, located roughly 3.6km (2.3miles) from Holmes Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches in proximity to Holmes Beach?

There are other nice beaches close to Holmes Beach. The closest one is Sarasota, which is 15.6km (9.7miles) away from Holmes Beach. Another beach near Holmes Beach is St Pete Beach, which is roughly 15.7km (9.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Holmes Beach?

The sea temperature at Holmes Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Holmes Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during May, June, and Jul when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Holmes Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Holmes Beach...

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