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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Key Haven, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Key Haven...

Key Haven is an island in the United States. It is one of the islands of the Florida Keys island group. The water temperature around Key Haven changes extremely 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Key Haven 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 Key Haven?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Key Haven is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Key Haven. The nearest one is Little Talbot, which is only 18.7km (11.8miles) away from Key Haven. Click here for more information on Little Talbot and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Key Haven are The Shoals, which is 19.1km (11.8miles) away, and The Mayport Poles, located approximately 19.9km (12.4miles) from Key Haven.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Key Haven. The closest decent beach is Neptune Beach, which is 21.1km (13.1miles) away from Key Haven. Another gorgeous beach near Key Haven is Jacksonville Beach, ca 22km (13.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Key Haven?

The sea temperature around Key Haven 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 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Key Haven?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Key Haven: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Key Haven...

Do you know what the the city Mecayapan in Mexico, the city Tianfu in China, and the city Meezen in Germany have in common with Key Haven? Click on the links to find out...