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

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

Whale Cay is an island in the Bahamas. It is part of the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Whale Cay has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in March up to 29.4°C (84.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Whale 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 Whale Cay?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Whale Cay is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Whale Cay. The next good one is Rights, which is 21.1km (13.1miles) away from Whale Cay. Click here for directions and for more information on Rights and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Whale Cay are Indicas, which is approximately 21.1km (13.1miles) away, and Rush Reef, located approximately 21.3km (13.2miles) from Whale Cay.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Whale Cay?

Not many beaches are located near to Whale Cay. The next good one is Paradise Island, which is almost 112.4km (69.8miles) away from Whale Cay. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Palm Beach Shores, which is roughly 172.9km (107.4miles) away from Whale Cay.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Whale Cay?

The sea temperature around Whale 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 usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to approximately 22°C (72°F). During this season, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Whale Cay?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during February, March, and April. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Whale Cay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Whale Cay...

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