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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Trunk Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Trunk Bay...

Trunk Bay is a beach in U.S. Virgin Islands. The water temperature around Trunk Bay is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78.1°F) in February up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Trunk Bay 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 Trunk Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Trunk Bay is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Trunk Bay. The nearest one is Turner Bay, which is 2.6km (3.8miles) away from Trunk Bay. Click here for directions and for more information on Turner Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Trunk Bay are Tortola-Apple Bay, which is ca 6.1km (3.8miles) away, and Tortola-Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, located approximately 8.8km (5.5miles) from Trunk Bay.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Trunk Bay. The closest one is Magens Bay, which is 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Trunk Bay. Another gorgeous beach near Trunk Bay is The Baths, which is ca 21.4km (13.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Trunk Bay?

The average water temperature at Trunk Bay is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Trunk Bay. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Trunk Bay can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Trunk Bay?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Trunk Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Trunk Bay...

Do you know what the the city Shell Point in the United States, the city Aubevoye in the France, and the city Bedum in the Netherlands have in common with Trunk Bay? Click on the links to find out...