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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Walker Cay, Bahamas

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Walker Cay...

Walker Cay is an island in the Bahamas. It is one of the islands of the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Walker Cay varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 23°C (73.4°F) in December up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Walker Cay 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 Walker Cay?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Walker Cay is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Walker Cay. The next good one is Rights, which is more than 102.4km (63.6miles) away from Walker Cay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rights and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Garbanzo, which is ca 102.5km (63.7miles) away from Walker Cay. Another fun surfspot is Garbanzo, located roughly 102.5km (63.7miles) from Walker Cay.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Walker Cay. A good beach nearby is Juno Beach, which is almost 105.1km (65.3miles) away from Walker Cay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Palm Beach Shores, roughly 106.2km (65.9miles) away from Walker Cay.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Walker Cay?

The sea temperature around Walker Cay is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°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 scuba diving around Walker Cay. However, during November, December, and January, sea temperatures come down to nearly 23°C (73°F). In this season, 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 wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Walker Cay?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during November, December, and January. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Walker Cay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Walker Cay...

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