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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Speightstown, Barbados

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

Speightstown is a coastal city in Barbados. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3634 people. The water temperature around Speightstown has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in May up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Speightstown 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 Speightstown?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Speightstown is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Speightstown. The closest one is Tropicana, which is just 2.2km (1.4miles) away from Speightstown. Click here to check out more information on Tropicana and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Speightstown are Maycocks, which is approximately 2.2km (1.4miles) away, and Fryers Well, located 2.5km (1.5miles) from Speightstown.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Speightstown?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches close to Speightstown. The nearest one is Heywoods Beach, which is only 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Speightstown. Another nice beach near Speightstown is Mullins Bay, which is ca 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Speightstown?

The average water temperature around Speightstown is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Speightstown. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Speightstown can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Speightstown?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Speightstown are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Speightstown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Speightstown...

Do you know what the the city Machico in Portugal, the city Parona in Italy, and the city Sprakebull in Germany have in common with Speightstown? Click on the links to find out...