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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Horseshoe Bank

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

Horseshoe Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Horseshoe Bank changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 18.9°C (66°F) in March up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Horseshoe 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 Horseshoe Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Horseshoe Bank is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Horseshoe Bank?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Horseshoe Bank. A spot that might be worth checking out is Galveston, which is almost 120.6km (74.9miles) away from Horseshoe Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Galveston and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Jamaica Beach, which is approximately 121km (75.2miles) away from Horseshoe Bank. Another fun surfspot is Jamaica Beach, located roughly 121km (75.2miles) from Horseshoe Bank.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Horseshoe Bank. The next good one is East Beach, which is more than 121.2km (75.3miles) away from Horseshoe Bank. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out East Beach, roughly 121.2km (75.3miles) away from Horseshoe Bank.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Horseshoe Bank?

The sea temperature at Horseshoe Bank is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Horseshoe Bank. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to approximately 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Horseshoe Bank?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Horseshoe Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Horseshoe Bank...

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