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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marco Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marco Island...

Marco Island is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Marco Island varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.6°F) in December up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Marco Island 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 Marco Island?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Marco Island is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near Marco Island?

There are not too many surf spots close to Marco Island. The closest decent spot is Naples Pier, which is 15.2km (15.7miles) away from Marco Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Naples Pier and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Marco Island are Wiggins Pass, which is 25.2km (15.7miles) away, and Venice North Jetty, located 93.6km (58.2miles) from Marco Island.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near Marco Island?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Marco Island. One beach, which is not too far away, is Fort Myers Beach, which is just 38.4km (23.9miles) away from Marco Island. Another fun beach near Marco Island is Coconut Island, which is approximately 44.8km (27.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Marco Island?

The water temperature at Marco Island is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Marco Island. However, during November, December, and January, temperatures reach lows of 20°C (69°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Marco Island?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during November, December, and January. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Marco Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Marco Island...

Do you know what the the city Baru in Indonesia, the city Fazana in Croatia, and the city Ringmer in United Kingdom have in common with Marco Island? Click on the links to find out...