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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Aransas, United States

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

Port Aransas is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3480 people. The water temperature around Port Aransas changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.6°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Port Aransas 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 Aransas?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Port Aransas is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Port Aransas. The nearest one is Horace Caldwell Pier, which is just 0.7km (0.7miles) away from Port Aransas. Click here for more information on Horace Caldwell Pier and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Port Aransas are Port Aransas, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away, and Packery Channel, located 17.3km (10.7miles) from Port Aransas.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Port Aransas. The next good one is Mustang Island, which is 10.7km (6.6miles) away from Port Aransas. Another gorgeous beach near Port Aransas is Fisher Beach, ca 58.5km (36.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Port Aransas?

The sea temperature around Port Aransas is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Port Aransas?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Port Aransas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Port Aransas...

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