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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 surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around South Beach changes moderately throughout 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 any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to South Beach. The closest one is Harbor House, which is just 9km (5.6miles) away from South Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Harbor House and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near South Beach is Haulover Inlet North Side, which is roughly 9.1km (5.7miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches located close to South Beach?

There are a few nice beaches close to South Beach. The closest one is South Beach, which is 0.9km (0.6miles) away from South Beach. Another beach near South Beach is Miami Beach, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit 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 usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 24°C (74°F). During these months, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . 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 water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which 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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