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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near St George Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about St George Island...

St George Island is a surf spot in the United States. The water temperature around St George Island has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in February up to 30.1°C (86.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since St George Island 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 St George Island?

The current water temperature in the month of December at St George Island is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to St George Island. A spot, which is not too far away, is Port st joe cape, which is only 27.4km (17miles) away from St George Island. Click here for more information on Port st joe cape and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near St George Island is The PassAmazons, which is ca 60.4km (37.5miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to St George Island. The closest decent beach is Panama City Beach, which is only 65.9km (40.9miles) away from St George Island. Another beautiful beach near St George Island is Grayton Beach, which is roughly 89.6km (55.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for St George Island?

The water temperature at St George Island is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to St George Island?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to St George Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about St George Island...

Do you know what the the city Highfields in Australia, the city Upala in Costa Rica, and the city Royal Kunia in United States have in common with St George Island? Click on the links to find out...