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

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

South Daytona is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 12252 people. The water temperature around South Daytona changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.2°F) in December up to 28.1°C (82.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since South Daytona 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 South Daytona?

The current water temperature in the month of October near South Daytona is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to South Daytona?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to South Daytona. The nearest one is Daytona Beach, which is 1.6km (2.6miles) away from South Daytona. Click here to check out more information on Daytona Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near South Daytona are Mainstreet pier, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away, and Carpet Muncher, located approximately 5.9km (3.7miles) from South Daytona.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to South Daytona. The nearest one is Daytona Beach Shores, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from South Daytona. Another gorgeous beach near South Daytona is Howes Street, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for South Daytona?

The sea temperature around South Daytona is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around South Daytona. Nevertheless, during November, December, and January, temperatures come down to 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to South Daytona?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during November, December, and January. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to South Daytona: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about South Daytona...

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