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

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

Jacksonville Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Jacksonville Beach varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in February up to 27.8°C (82.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Jacksonville Beach is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Jacksonville Beach. The closest one is Jax Beach Pier, which is only 0.8km (0.6miles) away from Jacksonville Beach. Click here for more information on Jax Beach Pier and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Jacksonville Beach are 7th Avenue, which is approximately 0.9km (0.6miles) away, and The Mayport Poles, located 6.8km (4.2miles) from Jacksonville Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches in close proximity to Jacksonville Beach?

Yes, there are more nice beaches in proximity to Jacksonville Beach. The nearest one is Neptune Beach, which is only 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Jacksonville Beach. Another fun beach near Jacksonville Beach is Ponte Verda Beach, which is approximately 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Jacksonville Beach?

The water temperature at Jacksonville Beach is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Jacksonville Beach. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Jacksonville Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Jacksonville Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Jacksonville Beach...

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