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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Magens Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Magens Bay...

Magens Bay is a beach in U.S. Virgin Islands. The water temperature around Magens Bay is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78.1°F) in February up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Magens 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 Magens Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Magens Bay is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Magens Bay. The nearest one is Sprat Bay, which is 3km (3.3miles) away from Magens Bay. Click here to check out more information on Sprat Bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Magens Bay are Hull bay, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Turner Bay, located ca 8.4km (5.2miles) from Magens Bay.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Magens Bay. The nearest one is Trunk Bay, which is only 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Magens Bay. Another fun beach near Magens Bay is Larga Beach, which is 22.1km (13.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Magens Bay?

The average water temperature at Magens Bay is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Magens Bay. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Magens Bay can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Magens Bay?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters at Magens Bay are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Magens Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Magens Bay...

Do you know what the the city Kuroishi in Japan, the city Pasarnangka in Indonesia, and the city Atburgazi in Turkey have in common with Magens Bay? Click on the links to find out...