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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near St Pete Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about St Pete Beach...

St Pete Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around St Pete Beach changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.9°F) in February up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since St Pete Beach 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 Pete Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at St Pete Beach is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to St Pete Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to St Pete Beach. The nearest one is Upham Beach, which is 1.2km (1.2miles) away from St Pete Beach. Click here for more information on Upham Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near St Pete Beach are Sunset Beach, which is ca 1.9km (1.2miles) away, and Redington Breakwater, located roughly 7.5km (4.6miles) from St Pete Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are some gorgeous beaches in close proximity to St Pete Beach. The nearest one is Madeira Beach, which is 6.3km (3.9miles) away from St Pete Beach. Another beach near St Pete Beach is Indian Rocks Beach, which is roughly 13.7km (8.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for St Pete Beach?

The sea temperature at St Pete Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to St Pete Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to St Pete Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about St Pete Beach...

Do you know what the the city Angatel in the Philippines, the city Las Delicias in the Mexico, and the city Wanamassa in the United States have in common with St Pete Beach? Click on the links to find out...