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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Miami Beach, United States

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

Miami Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Miami Beach changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.5°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Miami 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 Miami Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Miami Beach is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Miami Beach. The closest one is South Beach, which is only 1.5km (4.7miles) away from Miami Beach. Click here for more information on South Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Miami Beach are Harbor House, which is ca 7.5km (4.7miles) away, and Haulover Inlet North Side, located 7.7km (4.8miles) from Miami Beach.

Are there any other beaches in close proximity to Miami Beach?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to Miami Beach. The nearest one is High Head Beach, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Miami Beach. Another beautiful beach near Miami Beach is South Beach, which is roughly 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Miami Beach?

The water temperature at Miami Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 24°C (74°F). During these months, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Miami Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Miami Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Miami Beach...

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