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

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

Water Cay is an island in the Bahamas. It is one of the islands of the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Water Cay varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 22.1°C (71.7°F) in January up to 29.4°C (84.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Water 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 Water Cay?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Water Cay is ca:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Water Cay?

There are not many surf spots close to Water Cay. A spot, which is not too far away, is Garbanzo, which is roughly 76.7km (47.9miles) away from Water Cay. Click here to check out more information on Garbanzo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Water Cay are Rights, which is 77.2km (47.9miles) away, and Rush Reef, located 77.2km (48miles) from Water Cay.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Water Cay. A beach that might be worth checking out is Paradise Island, which is 52.8km (32.8miles) away from Water Cay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Miami Beach, 143.8km (89.3miles) away from Water Cay.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Water Cay?

The sea temperature around Water Cay is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Water Cay. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 22°C (72°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Water Cay?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°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. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Water Cay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Water Cay...

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