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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Jefferson Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Jefferson Basin...

Jefferson Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Jefferson Basin has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 19.9°C (67.8°F) in March up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Jefferson Basin 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 Jefferson Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Jefferson Basin is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Jefferson Basin. A good spot nearby is Fourchon, which is more than 161.5km (100.3miles) away from Jefferson Basin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fourchon and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Bolivar, which is approximately 265.6km (164.9miles) away from Jefferson Basin. Another fun surfspot is Bolivar, located roughly 265.6km (164.9miles) from Jefferson Basin.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Jefferson Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Grand Isle, which is 176.6km (109.7miles) away from Jefferson Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Grand Isle State Park, which is roughly 178.7km (111miles) away from Jefferson Basin.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Jefferson Basin?

The sea temperature at Jefferson Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Jefferson Basin. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 20°C (68°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Jefferson Basin?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Jefferson Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Jefferson Basin...

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