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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Surfers beach, Bahamas

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Surfers beach...

Surfers beach is a surf spot in the Bahamas. The water temperature around Surfers beach varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.5°F) in February up to 30.6°C (87°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Surfers 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 Surfers beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Surfers beach is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Surfers beach. A good spot nearby is Garbanzo, which is just 82.5km (51.2miles) away from Surfers beach. Click here to check out more information on Garbanzo and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Surfers beach is Rush Reef, which is 82.8km (51.4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Surfers beach. A good beach nearby is Paradise Island, which is 53.8km (33.4miles) away from Surfers beach. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Miami Beach, 226.1km (140.4miles) away from Surfers beach.

What wetsuit do I need for Surfers beach?

The water temperature at Surfers beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Surfers beach. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 24°C (74°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Surfers beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during winter. 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 typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Surfers beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Surfers beach...

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