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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Flower Garden Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Flower Garden Bank...

West Flower Garden Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around West Flower Garden Bank changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 19.9°C (67.9°F) in March up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since West Flower Garden Bank 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 Flower Garden Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of August near West Flower Garden Bank is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close to West Flower Garden Bank?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to West Flower Garden Bank. A spot that might be worth checking out is Jamaica Beach, which is almost 112.7km (70miles) away from West Flower Garden Bank. Click here for more information on Jamaica Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Galveston-Flagship, which is approximately 112.9km (70.1miles) away from West Flower Garden Bank. Another good surfspot is Galveston-Flagship, located approximately 112.9km (70.1miles) from West Flower Garden Bank.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to West Flower Garden Bank. One that might be worth checking out is East Beach, which is more than 113.7km (70.6miles) away from West Flower Garden Bank. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try East Beach, which is approximately 113.7km (70.6miles) away from West Flower Garden Bank.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for West Flower Garden Bank?

The water temperature at West Flower Garden Bank is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 20°C (68°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold 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 Flower Garden Bank?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to West Flower Garden Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about West Flower Garden Bank...

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