Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mitchell Dome
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mitchell Dome...
Mitchell Dome is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Mitchell Dome varies significantly year round.
The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in March up to 31.1°C (88°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mitchell Dome 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 Mitchell Dome?
The current water temperature in the month of November near Mitchell Dome is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Mitchell Dome. A spot that might be worth checking out is Chandeleur Islands, which is almost 80.4km (50miles) away from Mitchell Dome. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out The Cross Pensacola Beach
, which is ca 124.1km (77.1miles) away from Mitchell Dome. Another surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach
, located ca 124.1km (77.1miles) from Mitchell Dome.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not too many beaches are near to Mitchell Dome. A beach that might be worth checking out is Gulf Shores
, which is 105.2km (65.3miles) away from Mitchell Dome. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Grand Isle State Park
, ca 107.7km (66.9miles) away from Mitchell Dome.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mitchell Dome?
The water temperature at Mitchell Dome is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Mitchell Dome. However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mitchell Dome?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Mitchell Dome: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.