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

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

Lighthouse is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Lighthouse changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in January up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Lighthouse 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 Lighthouse?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Lighthouse is approximately:
19°C (66°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Lighthouse. The closest one is Backyard OG ocean gallery, which is only 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Lighthouse. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Backyard OG ocean gallery and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Lighthouse is D-Country, which is roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to Lighthouse?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to Lighthouse. The closest one is Butler Beach, which is just 1.4km (0.8miles) away from Lighthouse. Another gorgeous beach near Lighthouse is St Augustine Beach, which is ca 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Lighthouse?

The water temperature at Lighthouse is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Lighthouse. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lighthouse?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Lighthouse: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lighthouse...

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