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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Packery Channel, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Packery Channel...

Packery Channel is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Packery Channel changes significantly 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 Packery Channel 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 Packery Channel?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Packery Channel is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Packery Channel?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Packery Channel. The closest one is Corpus Christi, which is only 0.1km (0miles) away from Packery Channel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Corpus Christi and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Packery Channel is Bob Hall Pier, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Packery Channel. A good beach nearby is Mustang Island, which is just 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Packery Channel. Another nice beach near Packery Channel is Padre Island, 55.6km (34.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Packery Channel?

The sea temperature at Packery Channel 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 typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Packery Channel. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Packery Channel?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°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 usually change during fall when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Packery Channel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Packery Channel...

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