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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Chitimacha Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Chitimacha Basin...

West Chitimacha Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around West Chitimacha Basin has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.2°C (70.2°F) in February up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since West Chitimacha Basin 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 West Chitimacha Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of June near West Chitimacha Basin is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close to West Chitimacha Basin?

Not too many surf spots are located close to West Chitimacha Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Fourchon, which is 192.6km (119.6miles) away from West Chitimacha Basin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fourchon and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Galveston-Flagship, which is roughly 274.9km (170.7miles) away from West Chitimacha Basin. Another fun surfspot is Galveston-Flagship, located roughly 274.9km (170.7miles) from West Chitimacha Basin.

Are there beaches near West Chitimacha Basin?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to West Chitimacha Basin. The next good beach is Grand Isle, which is almost 207.9km (129.1miles) away from West Chitimacha Basin. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Grand Isle State Park, which is roughly 210km (130.4miles) away from West Chitimacha Basin.

What wetsuit is needed for West Chitimacha Basin?

The water temperature at West Chitimacha Basin is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at West Chitimacha Basin. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 21°C (70°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to West Chitimacha Basin?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to West Chitimacha Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Chitimacha Basin...

Do you know what the the city Pappinisseri in India, the city Lensvik in Norway, and the city Aled in Sweden have in common with West Chitimacha Basin? Click on the links to find out...