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

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

Raceland is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 10193 people. The water temperature around Raceland changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.6°F) in January up to 31.1°C (88°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Raceland 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 Raceland?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Raceland is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Raceland. A spot that might be worth checking out is Fourchon, which is 49.8km (30.9miles) away from Raceland. Click here for directions and for more information on Fourchon and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is roughly 209.4km (130.1miles) away from Raceland. Another good surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, located roughly 209.4km (130.1miles) from Raceland.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Raceland?

No, there are not many beaches near to Raceland. A beach that might be worth checking out is Grand Isle, which is 50.1km (31.1miles) away from Raceland. Another nice beach near Raceland is Grand Isle State Park, 50.4km (31.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Raceland?

The water temperature around Raceland is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Raceland. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to 16°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Raceland?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Raceland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Raceland...

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