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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lafitte Basin

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

Lafitte Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Lafitte Basin has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.4°C (70.5°F) in March up to 30.2°C (86.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lafitte 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 Lafitte Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Lafitte Basin is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Lafitte Basin. The next good one is Bolivar, which is almost 164.3km (102.1miles) away from Lafitte Basin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Bolivar and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Galveston-Flagship, which is approximately 167.1km (103.8miles) away from Lafitte Basin. Another good surfspot is Galveston-Flagship, located roughly 167.1km (103.8miles) from Lafitte Basin.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Lafitte Basin. The closest decent one is Holly Beach, which is 149.1km (92.6miles) away from Lafitte Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also try Holly Beach, which is roughly 149.1km (92.6miles) away from Lafitte Basin.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Lafitte Basin?

The water temperature at Lafitte Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Lafitte Basin. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 21°C (70°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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 advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lafitte Basin?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during February, March, and April. 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 go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Lafitte Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lafitte Basin...

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