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

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

Orange Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Orange Beach has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.3°C (59.5°F) in February up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Orange 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 Orange Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Orange Beach is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Orange Beach. The next good one is The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is about 25.9km (16.7miles) away from Orange Beach. Click here to check out more information on The Cross Pensacola Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Orange Beach are Pensacola Beach Pier, which is 26.9km (16.7miles) away, and Pensacola beach, located roughly 27km (16.8miles) from Orange Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Orange Beach?

Yes, there are more nice beaches in proximity to Orange Beach. The nearest one is Gulf Shores, which is only 7km (4.3miles) away from Orange Beach. Another nice beach near Orange Beach is Perdido Key, which is roughly 9.8km (6.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Orange Beach?

The water temperature at Orange Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Orange Beach. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Orange Beach?

Due to relatively large sea 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 (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Orange Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Orange Beach...

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