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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palatka, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Palatka...

Palatka is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 10558 people. The water temperature around Palatka has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in January up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Palatka 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 near Palatka?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Palatka is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Palatka?

There are not many surf spots close to Palatka. The closest decent spot is Lighthouse, which is roughly 24.7km (15.6miles) away from Palatka. Click here for more information on Lighthouse and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Palatka are Matanzas Inlet, which is 25.1km (15.6miles) away, and Peanuts, located approximately 25.2km (15.7miles) from Palatka.

Are there white sand beaches near Palatka?

There are not too many beaches near to Palatka. The next good one is Butler Beach, which is only 24.5km (15.2miles) away from Palatka. Another beach near Palatka is St Augustine Beach, which is 25.8km (16miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Palatka?

The sea temperature around Palatka is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°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 diving . However, during winter, temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Palatka?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palatka: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Palatka...

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