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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sulphur, United States

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

Sulphur is a coastal city in the United States. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 20410 people. The water temperature around Sulphur changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.3°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Sulphur 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 Sulphur?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Sulphur is ca:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Sulphur. The next good one is Bolivar, which is more than 82.1km (51miles) away from Sulphur. Click here for directions and for more information on Bolivar and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Galveston-Stewart Beach, which is ca 105.8km (65.7miles) away from Sulphur. Another good surfspot is Galveston-Stewart Beach, located roughly 105.8km (65.7miles) from Sulphur.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Sulphur. The next good one is Holly Beach, which is just 32.8km (20.4miles) away from Sulphur. Another fun beach near Sulphur is Holly Beach, 32.8km (20.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Sulphur?

The sea temperature around Sulphur is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sulphur. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 11°C (51°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sulphur?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sulphur: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sulphur...

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