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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sarasota Springs, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sarasota Springs...

Sarasota Springs is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14395 people. The water temperature around Sarasota Springs changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 30.9°C (87.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sarasota Springs 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 Sarasota Springs?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Sarasota Springs is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Sarasota Springs. The closest one is Venice North Jetty, which is only 13.5km (10.5miles) away from Sarasota Springs. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Venice North Jetty and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sarasota Springs are Bradenton- twin piers, which is approximately 16.9km (10.5miles) away, and Anna Maria Island-Beach Streets, located approximately 22.4km (13.9miles) from Sarasota Springs.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Sarasota Springs?

There are a few nice beaches in proximity to Sarasota Springs. The closest one is Sarasota, which is just 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Sarasota Springs. Another beach near Sarasota Springs is Siesta Key Beach, which is 5.4km (3.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sarasota Springs?

The sea temperature around Sarasota Springs 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 scuba diving around Sarasota Springs. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Sarasota Springs?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°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 sea temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sarasota Springs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sarasota Springs...

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