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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Beach...

South Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around South Beach varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.5°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since South 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 at South Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of September at South Beach is ca:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to South Beach. The nearest one is South Beach, which is just 0.9km (5miles) away from South Beach. Click here to check out more information on South Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near South Beach are Harbor House, which is ca 8.1km (5miles) away, and Haulover Inlet North Side, located ca 8.2km (5.1miles) from South Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are other beaches close to South Beach. The nearest one is Miami Beach, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from South Beach. Another nice beach near South Beach is High Head Beach, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for South Beach?

The sea temperature at South Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°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 diving at South Beach. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 24°C (74°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near South Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to South Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about South Beach...

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