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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Point, Barbados

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

South Point is a surf spot in Barbados. The water temperature around South Point has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since South Point 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 Point?

The current water temperature in the month of October at South Point is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to South Point?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to South Point. The closest one is Silver Sands, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away from South Point. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Silver Sands and its water temperature. Another surfspot near South Point is Freights, which is approximately 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

Are there beaches near South Point?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to South Point. The closest one is Silver Sands Beach, which is just 0.8km (0.5miles) away from South Point. Another beach near South Point is Enterprise Beach, which is 1.2km (0.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for South Point?

The average water temperature at South Point is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at South Point. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at South Point can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to South Point?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (74-83°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to South Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about South Point...

Do you know what the the city Pennington in the United States, the city Fanano in the Italy, and Explorer Seamount have in common with South Point? Click on the links to find out...