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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Maxwell Beach, Barbados

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Maxwell Beach...

Maxwell Beach is a beach in Barbados. The water temperature around Maxwell Beach is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Maxwell Beach 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 Maxwell Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Maxwell Beach is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Maxwell Beach. The closest one is Freights, which is 1.6km (1.3miles) away from Maxwell Beach. Click here for more information on Freights and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Maxwell Beach are Accra Beach-Rockley Beach, which is 2km (1.3miles) away, and South Point, located roughly 2.6km (1.6miles) from Maxwell Beach.

Are there any other beaches in proximity to Maxwell Beach?

There are more nice beaches in close proximity to Maxwell Beach. The nearest one is Dover Beach, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Maxwell Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Maxwell Beach is Miami Beach, which is roughly 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Maxwell Beach?

The average sea temperature at Maxwell Beach is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Maxwell Beach. 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 Maxwell Beach can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Maxwell Beach?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Maxwell Beach are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (74-83°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Maxwell Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Maxwell Beach...

Do you know what the the city Licupis in Peru, the city Umkomaas in South Africa, and the city Casalbordino-Miracoli in Italy have in common with Maxwell Beach? Click on the links to find out...