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

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

Plaquemine is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 7119 people. The water temperature around Plaquemine has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in February up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Plaquemine 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 Plaquemine?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Plaquemine is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Plaquemine?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Plaquemine. A good spot nearby is Fourchon, which is more than 103.1km (64.1miles) away from Plaquemine. Click here for more information on Fourchon and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Bolivar, which is ca 201.4km (125.1miles) away from Plaquemine. Another surfspot is Bolivar, located 201.4km (125.1miles) from Plaquemine.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Plaquemine. A good beach nearby is Shell Beach, which is just 97.9km (60.8miles) away from Plaquemine. Another gorgeous beach near Plaquemine is Shell Beach, roughly 97.9km (60.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Plaquemine?

The sea temperature around Plaquemine is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to 10°C (51°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Plaquemine?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Plaquemine: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Plaquemine...

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