Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Paradise Island, Bahamas
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Paradise Island...
Paradise Island is a beach in the Bahamas.
The water temperature around Paradise Island changes slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 23.5°C (74.3°F) in February up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Paradise Island 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 Paradise Island?
The current water temperature in the month of December at Paradise Island is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Paradise Island. A good spot nearby is Surfers beach, which is 53.7km (33.3miles) away from Paradise Island. Click here
for more information on Surfers beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Rush Reef
, which is ca 101.2km (62.9miles) away from Paradise Island. Another good surfspot is Rush Reef
, located 101.2km (62.9miles) from Paradise Island.
Are there any other nice beaches near by?
No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Paradise Island. One that might be worth checking out is Miami Beach
, which is almost 181.7km (112.8miles) away from Paradise Island. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out South Beach
, which is 181.8km (112.9miles) away from Paradise Island.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Paradise Island?
The water temperature at Paradise Island 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 23°C (74°F). During this time, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Paradise Island?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Paradise Island: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Paradise Island...
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in Italy, the city Bilohirsk
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