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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint Augustine Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint Augustine Beach...

Saint Augustine Beach is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 6176 people. The water temperature around Saint Augustine Beach has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in January up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Saint Augustine Beach 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 Saint Augustine Beach?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Saint Augustine Beach. The nearest one is Blowhole, which is just 1.7km (1.5miles) away from Saint Augustine Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Blowhole and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Saint Augustine Beach are D-Country, which is roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) away, and Backyard OG ocean gallery, located roughly 2.7km (1.7miles) from Saint Augustine Beach.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches near to Saint Augustine Beach. The closest one is St Augustine Beach, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Saint Augustine Beach. Another nice beach near Saint Augustine Beach is Butler Beach, which is approximately 3.6km (2.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Saint Augustine Beach?

The sea temperature around Saint Augustine Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saint Augustine Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Saint Augustine Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint Augustine Beach...

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