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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Nelson, Bahamas

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

Port Nelson is a coastal city in the Bahamas. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 91 people. The water temperature around Port Nelson is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.8°C (76.6°F) in January up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Port Nelson 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 Nelson?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Port Nelson is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Port Nelson?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Port Nelson. The next good one is French Bay, which is more than 28.8km (17.9miles) away from Port Nelson. Click here to check out more information on French Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Garbanzo, which is approximately 237.4km (147.5miles) away from Port Nelson. Another surfspot is Garbanzo, located roughly 237.4km (147.5miles) from Port Nelson.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Port Nelson. A beach that might be worth checking out is Paradise Island, which is more than 183.9km (114.2miles) away from Port Nelson. If you have some extra time, you can also try Île à Rat, roughly 312.9km (194.4miles) away from Port Nelson.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Port Nelson?

The average sea temperature around Port Nelson is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Port Nelson. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Port Nelson can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Port Nelson?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Port Nelson: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Port Nelson...

Do you know what the the city Kardamitsia in Greece, the city Belsize Park in United Kingdom, and the city Mantua in Cuba have in common with Port Nelson? Click on the links to find out...