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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petersfield, Jamaica

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

Petersfield is a coastal city in Jamaica. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2255 people. The water temperature around Petersfield is close to steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.7°F) in March up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Petersfield 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 Petersfield?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Petersfield is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Petersfield. A spot that might be worth checking out is Long bay, which is 116.1km (72.1miles) away from Petersfield. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Surfers beach, which is ca 501.5km (311.5miles) away from Petersfield. Another good surfspot is Surfers beach, located 501.5km (311.5miles) from Petersfield.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Petersfield. A good beach nearby is Port-Salut, which is more than 272.5km (169.3miles) away from Petersfield. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out La Trompeuse, which is 304.4km (189miles) away from Petersfield.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Petersfield?

The average sea temperature around Petersfield is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Petersfield. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Petersfield can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Petersfield?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Petersfield are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Petersfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Petersfield...

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