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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Penascola Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Penascola Beach...

Penascola Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Penascola Beach varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.3°F) in March up to 30.1°C (86.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Penascola Beach 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 Penascola Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Penascola Beach is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Penascola Beach. The closest one is Pensacola Beach Pier, which is only 0.5km (0.4miles) away from Penascola Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pensacola Beach Pier and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Penascola Beach are The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is approximately 0.6km (0.4miles) away, and Pensacola beach, located ca 0.6km (0.4miles) from Penascola Beach.

Are there any other beaches close to Penascola Beach?

There are a few other nice beaches close to Penascola Beach. The closest one is Gulf Breeze, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Penascola Beach. Another good beach near Penascola Beach is Perdido Key, which is 16.7km (10.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Penascola Beach?

The sea temperature at Penascola Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Penascola Beach. However, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to roughly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Penascola Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Penascola Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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