Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Whiting Dome
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Whiting Dome...
Whiting Dome is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Whiting Dome varies significantly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 19.8°C (67.6°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Whiting Dome 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 Whiting Dome?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Whiting Dome is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are close to Whiting Dome. The next good one is Chandeleur Islands, which is almost 71.6km (44.4miles) away from Whiting Dome. Click here
to check out more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out The Cross Pensacola Beach
, which is 124.3km (77.2miles) away from Whiting Dome. Another good surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach
, located ca 124.3km (77.2miles) from Whiting Dome.
Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Whiting Dome?
No, there are not many beaches close to Whiting Dome. The next good one is Grand Isle State Park
, which is only 97.4km (60.5miles) away from Whiting Dome. Another beautiful beach near Whiting Dome is Grand Isle
, which is 98.8km (61.4miles) away.
What wetsuit do I need for Whiting Dome?
The water temperature at Whiting Dome 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 needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 20°C (68°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Whiting Dome?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Whiting Dome: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.