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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Long, Antigua and Barbuda

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

Long is an island in Antigua and Barbuda. It is part of the Leeward Islands island group. The water temperature around Long is nearly steady year round. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.2°F) in February up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Long 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 Long?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Long is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Long. A good spot nearby is Anse Bertrand, which is roughly 49.9km (32.2miles) away from Long. Click here to check out more information on Anse Bertrand and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Long are Antigues Cape, which is 51.9km (32.2miles) away, and Port louis, located 52.2km (32.4miles) from Long.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Long. The next good one is Pinneys Beach, which is 57.7km (35.8miles) away from Long. Another nice beach near Long is Frigate Bay, which is approximately 62.1km (38.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Long?

The average sea temperature around Long is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Long. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Long can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Long?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Long are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Long: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Long...

Do you know what the Monterey Fan , Detumbawa in Indonesia, and the city Gaviao in Portugal have in common with Long? Click on the links to find out...