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

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

Mustang Island is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Mustang Island has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (56°F) in February up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mustang 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 Mustang Island?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Mustang Island is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Mustang Island. The closest one is Packery Channel, which is only 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Mustang Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Packery Channel and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mustang Island are Corpus Christi, which is 7.2km (4.4miles) away, and Bob Hall Pier, located ca 9.6km (6miles) from Mustang Island.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Mustang Island?

There are not many beaches near to Mustang Island. A good beach nearby is Padre Island, which is just 62.7km (38.9miles) away from Mustang Island. Another fun beach near Mustang Island is Fisher Beach, which is ca 69.1km (42.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Mustang Island?

The sea temperature at Mustang Island is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°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 scuba diving at Mustang Island. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Mustang Island?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mustang Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mustang Island...

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