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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Southfield, Jamaica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Southfield...

Southfield is a coastal city in Jamaica. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2695 people. The water temperature around Southfield is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.7°F) in February up to 29.3°C (84.8°F) in the month of November, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Southfield 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 Southfield?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Southfield is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Southfield. A spot, which is not too far away, is Long bay, which is almost 90.2km (56miles) away from Southfield. Click here to check out more information on Long bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Sosua, which is 482.8km (299.9miles) away from Southfield. Another good surfspot is Sosua, located 482.8km (299.9miles) from Southfield.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Southfield. The closest decent beach is Port-Salut, which is almost 246.2km (152.9miles) away from Southfield. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit La Trompeuse, which is 279km (173.3miles) away from Southfield.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Southfield?

The average water temperature around Southfield is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Southfield. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Southfield can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Southfield?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Southfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Southfield...

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