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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wakefield, Jamaica

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

Wakefield is a coastal city in Jamaica. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2763 people. The water temperature around Wakefield has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.8°F) in February up to 29.4°C (85°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wakefield 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 Wakefield?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Wakefield is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Wakefield?

Not many surf spots are located close to Wakefield. A spot, which is not too far away, is Long bay, which is 95.1km (59.1miles) away from Wakefield. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Long bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Sosua, which is roughly 477.9km (296.8miles) away from Wakefield. Another fun surfspot is Sosua, located roughly 477.9km (296.8miles) from Wakefield.

Are there beaches close to Wakefield?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Wakefield. A beach that might be worth checking out is Port-Salut, which is almost 250.3km (155.5miles) away from Wakefield. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try La Trompeuse, roughly 281.7km (174.9miles) away from Wakefield.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Wakefield?

The average sea temperature around Wakefield is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Wakefield. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Wakefield can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Wakefield?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Wakefield are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Wakefield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wakefield...

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