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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kemah, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kemah...

Kemah is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1773 people. The water temperature around Kemah varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52.1°F) in January up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kemah 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 Kemah?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Kemah is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Kemah. A spot that might be worth checking out is Refish Island, which is 8km (13.8miles) away from Kemah. Click here for directions and for more information on Refish Island and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kemah are Galveston-Stewart Beach, which is roughly 22.2km (13.8miles) away, and Galveston-Flagship, located roughly 22.4km (13.9miles) from Kemah.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few beaches in close proximity to Kemah. The closest one is Pearce Lake, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Kemah. Another good beach near Kemah is Bayside Drive County Beach, which is roughly 10.3km (6.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kemah?

The sea temperature around Kemah 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 11°C (52°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Kemah?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 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 Kemah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kemah...

Do you know what the the city Montorso Vicentino in Italy, the city Krukow in Germany, and the city Kallithiro in Greece have in common with Kemah? Click on the links to find out...