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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sonnier Banks

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sonnier Banks...

Sonnier Banks is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sonnier Banks changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.8°C (65.9°F) in January up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sonnier Banks 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 Sonnier Banks?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Sonnier Banks is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Sonnier Banks. The next good one is Fourchon, which is 144.3km (89.6miles) away from Sonnier Banks. Click here for directions and for more information on Fourchon and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Galveston-Stewart Beach, which is ca 155.2km (96.4miles) away from Sonnier Banks. Another fun surfspot is Galveston-Stewart Beach, located ca 155.2km (96.4miles) from Sonnier Banks.

Are there white sand beaches close to Sonnier Banks?

Not too many beaches are located close to Sonnier Banks. The next good beach is Holly Beach, which is more than 116.1km (72.1miles) away from Sonnier Banks. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Holly Beach, which is ca 116.1km (72.1miles) away from Sonnier Banks.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Sonnier Banks?

The sea temperature at Sonnier Banks 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 diving at Sonnier Banks. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to nearly 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sonnier Banks?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sonnier Banks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sonnier Banks...

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