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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Horn Dome

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Horn Dome...

Horn Dome is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Horn Dome changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in March up to 31.1°C (88°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Horn Dome 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 Horn Dome?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Horn Dome is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Horn Dome. The next good one is Chandeleur Islands, which is more than 75.8km (47.1miles) away from Horn Dome. Click here for directions and for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Pensacola Beach Pier, which is approximately 115.3km (71.6miles) away from Horn Dome. Another surfspot is Pensacola Beach Pier, located roughly 115.3km (71.6miles) from Horn Dome.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Horn Dome. The next good one is Gulf Shores, which is just 96km (59.6miles) away from Horn Dome. Another good beach near Horn Dome is Orange Beach, roughly 99.7km (61.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Horn Dome?

The water temperature at Horn Dome is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Horn Dome. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Horn Dome?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Horn Dome: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Horn Dome...

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