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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Okaloosa Pier, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Okaloosa Pier...

Okaloosa Pier is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Okaloosa Pier varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.4°F) in March up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Okaloosa Pier 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 Okaloosa Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Okaloosa Pier is ca:
20°C (69°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Okaloosa Pier. The closest one is Fort Walton Pier, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Okaloosa Pier. Click here to check out more information on Fort Walton Pier and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Okaloosa Pier is Destin, which is ca 9.6km (5.9miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Okaloosa Pier. The nearest one is Fort Walton Beach, which is only 2.5km (1.5miles) away from Okaloosa Pier. Another fun beach near Okaloosa Pier is Destin, which is ca 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Okaloosa Pier?

The sea temperature at Okaloosa Pier is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Okaloosa Pier. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to 15°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Okaloosa Pier?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Okaloosa Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Okaloosa Pier...

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