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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sand Key Park, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sand Key Park...

Sand Key Park is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around Sand Key Park varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (61.8°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sand Key Park 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 at Sand Key Park?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Sand Key Park is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Sand Key Park?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Sand Key Park. The closest one is Clearwater Pass, which is just 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Sand Key Park. Click here for directions and for more information on Clearwater Pass and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Sand Key Park is Bellair Beach, which is roughly 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

Are there beaches near Sand Key Park?

Yes, there are some nice beaches near to Sand Key Park. The closest one is Clearwater Beach, which is 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Sand Key Park. Another fun beach near Sand Key Park is Jones Town Beach, which is roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Sand Key Park?

The water temperature at Sand Key Park is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sand Key Park?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout 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 winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sand Key Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sand Key Park...

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