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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Josiahs Bay, British Virgin Islands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Josiahs Bay...

Josiahs Bay is a surf spot in British Virgin Islands. The water temperature around Josiahs Bay has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25°C (76.9°F) in January up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Josiahs Bay 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 Josiahs Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Josiahs Bay is about:
29°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Josiahs Bay?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Josiahs Bay. The closest one is Lava Flow, which is only 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Josiahs Bay. Click here for more information on Lava Flow and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Josiahs Bay is Tortola-Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, which is 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

Are there beaches near Josiahs Bay?

There are some other nice beaches in proximity to Josiahs Bay. The nearest one is The Baths, which is only 8.8km (5.5miles) away from Josiahs Bay. Another nice beach near Josiahs Bay is Trunk Bay, which is approximately 14.4km (8.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Josiahs Bay?

The average sea temperature at Josiahs Bay is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Josiahs Bay. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Josiahs Bay can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Josiahs Bay?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Josiahs Bay are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Josiahs Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Josiahs Bay...

Do you know what the the city San Jose del Monte in the Philippines, the city Khan Shaykhun in the Syria, and the city Vizianagaram in the India have in common with Josiahs Bay? Click on the links to find out...