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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pass Christian, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pass Christian...

Pass Christian is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 4613 people. The water temperature around Pass Christian has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.9°F) in January up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Pass Christian is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots near Pass Christian?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Pass Christian. A good spot nearby is Chandeleur Islands, which is 40.7km (25.3miles) away from Pass Christian. Click here to check out more information on Chandeleur Islands and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is 124.6km (77.4miles) away from Pass Christian. Another good surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, located approximately 124.6km (77.4miles) from Pass Christian.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Pass Christian. A good beach nearby is Gulfport, which is 9.9km (6.1miles) away from Pass Christian. Another gorgeous beach near Pass Christian is Biloxi, which is approximately 22.3km (13.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Pass Christian?

The water temperature around Pass Christian is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pass Christian?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pass Christian: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pass Christian...

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