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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Long bay, Jamaica

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

Long bay is a surf spot in Jamaica. The water temperature around Long bay is close to steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.8°F) in February up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Long bay 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 Long bay?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Long bay is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Long bay. The closest decent spot is Sosua, which is almost 394.1km (244.8miles) away from Long bay. Click here to check out more information on Sosua and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Encuentro, which is 398.6km (247.6miles) away from Long bay.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Long bay. The next good one is Port-Salut, which is almost 156.8km (97.4miles) away from Long bay. If you have some extra time, you can also visit La Trompeuse, approximately 189.2km (117.5miles) away from Long bay.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Long bay?

The average sea temperature at Long bay is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations throughout 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 at Long bay. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Long bay can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Long bay?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Long bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Long bay...

Do you know what the the city Curiapo in Venezuela, the city Itzehoe in Germany, and the city Rambin in Germany have in common with Long bay? Click on the links to find out...