Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint Bernard Basin
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint Bernard Basin...
Saint Bernard Basin is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Saint Bernard Basin varies dramatically year round.
The temperature ranges from 19.9°C (67.8°F) in March up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint Bernard Basin 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 Bernard Basin?
The current water temperature in the month of September near Saint Bernard Basin is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Saint Bernard Basin. The next good one is Fourchon, which is almost 169km (105miles) away from Saint Bernard Basin. Click here
to check out more information on Fourchon and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Bolivar
, which is roughly 280.7km (174.4miles) away from Saint Bernard Basin. Another fun surfspot is Bolivar
, located ca 280.7km (174.4miles) from Saint Bernard Basin.
Are there gorgeous beaches near by?
Not too many beaches are close to Saint Bernard Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Grand Isle
, which is almost 183.4km (113.9miles) away from Saint Bernard Basin. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Grand Isle State Park
, ca 185.4km (115.2miles) away from Saint Bernard Basin.
What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Saint Bernard Basin?
The sea temperature at Saint Bernard Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to roughly 20°C (68°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the diving and fishing close to Saint Bernard Basin?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Saint Bernard Basin: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Saint Bernard Basin...
Do you know what the the city Lourdes
in the Philippines, the geo Greenland Sea
, and the city Foixa
in the Spain have in common with Saint Bernard Basin? Click on the links to find out...