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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rocky Point, Jamaica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rocky Point...

Rocky Point is a coastal city in Jamaica. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 3152 people. The water temperature around Rocky Point has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.6°F) in April up to 29.3°C (84.8°F) in the month of November, 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 late fall, since Rocky Point 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 Rocky Point?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Rocky Point is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Rocky Point. The closest decent spot is Long bay, which is almost 66.3km (41.2miles) away from Rocky Point. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out French Bay, which is 460.3km (285.9miles) away from Rocky Point. Another good surfspot is French Bay, located approximately 460.3km (285.9miles) from Rocky Point.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Rocky Point?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Rocky Point. A beach, which is not too far away, is Port-Salut, which is almost 220.2km (136.8miles) away from Rocky Point. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit La Trompeuse, which is approximately 253.3km (157.4miles) away from Rocky Point.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Rocky Point?

The average sea temperature around Rocky Point is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Rocky Point. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Rocky Point can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Rocky Point?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Rocky Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rocky Point...

Do you know what the the city Naguilian in the Philippines, the city Perivoli in the Greece, and the city Cut Off in the United States have in common with Rocky Point? Click on the links to find out...