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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Antonio, Jamaica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port Antonio...

Port Antonio is a coastal city in Jamaica. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 14400 people. The water temperature around Port Antonio is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.1°F) in March up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Port Antonio 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 Port Antonio?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Port Antonio is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Port Antonio. The closest decent spot is Long bay, which is 10.5km (6.5miles) away from Port Antonio. Click here to check out more information on Long bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Encuentro, which is ca 405.8km (252.1miles) away from Port Antonio. Another surfspot is Encuentro, located ca 405.8km (252.1miles) from Port Antonio.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Port Antonio. The closest decent beach is Port-Salut, which is 166km (103.1miles) away from Port Antonio. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out La Trompeuse, ca 198.1km (123miles) away from Port Antonio.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Port Antonio?

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

How is the diving and fishing close to Port Antonio?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters around Port Antonio are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Port Antonio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Port Antonio...

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