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

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

Sunrise is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 84439 people. The water temperature around Sunrise has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.5°C (76.2°F) in February up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Sunrise 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 Sunrise?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Sunrise is approximately:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close to Sunrise?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Sunrise. The nearest one is Fort Lauderdale-14th Street, which is just 1.1km (1.7miles) away from Sunrise. Click here to check out more information on Fort Lauderdale-14th Street and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sunrise are Spoils, which is 2.8km (1.7miles) away, and Commercial Pier, located approximately 4km (2.5miles) from Sunrise.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches close to Sunrise. The nearest one is Dania Beach, which is only 6km (3.7miles) away from Sunrise. Another beautiful beach near Sunrise is Pompano Beach, which is ca 7.2km (4.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Sunrise?

The water temperature around Sunrise is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°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 diving around Sunrise. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 25°C (76°F). In this season, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sunrise?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sunrise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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