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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Orchid Bay, Belize

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Orchid Bay...

Orchid Bay is a beach in Belize. The water temperature around Orchid Bay is steady year round. The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.6°F) in February up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Orchid Bay 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 Orchid Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Orchid Bay is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Orchid Bay. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Delphine, which is more than 216.3km (134.3miles) away from Orchid Bay. Click here to check out more information on Playa Delphine and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Isla Mujeres, which is roughly 225.2km (139.9miles) away from Orchid Bay. Another surfspot is Isla Mujeres, located ca 225.2km (139.9miles) from Orchid Bay.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are more beautiful beaches in close proximity to Orchid Bay. The closest one is Sarteneja, which is only 12.1km (7.5miles) away from Orchid Bay. Another fun beach near Orchid Bay is Honey Camp Lagoon, which is roughly 20.8km (12.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Orchid Bay?

The average sea temperature at Orchid Bay is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Orchid Bay. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Orchid Bay can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Orchid Bay?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Orchid Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Orchid Bay...

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