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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marsh Harbour, Bahamas

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marsh Harbour...

Marsh Harbour is a coastal city in the Bahamas. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5314 people. The water temperature around Marsh Harbour has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.5°C (74.3°F) in March up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Marsh Harbour 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 Marsh Harbour?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Marsh Harbour is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Marsh Harbour. The closest one is Rights, which is 6km (3.8miles) away from Marsh Harbour. Click here for more information on Rights and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Marsh Harbour are Garbanzo, which is 6.1km (3.8miles) away, and Indicas, located 6.1km (3.8miles) from Marsh Harbour.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Marsh Harbour?

Not many beaches are located near to Marsh Harbour. The next good beach is Paradise Island, which is 102km (63.4miles) away from Marsh Harbour. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Palm Beach, which is 183.9km (114.2miles) away from Marsh Harbour.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Marsh Harbour?

The sea temperature around Marsh Harbour is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°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 diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 23°C (74°F). During this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Marsh Harbour?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during February, March, and April. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Marsh Harbour: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Marsh Harbour...

Do you know what the the city Jamestown in the United States, the geo Sangihe Trough , and the city Valparaiso in the United States have in common with Marsh Harbour? Click on the links to find out...