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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Woolsey Mound

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Woolsey Mound...

Woolsey Mound is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Woolsey Mound changes dramatically year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Woolsey Mound 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 Woolsey Mound?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Woolsey Mound is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Woolsey Mound. The closest decent spot is Chandeleur Islands, which is almost 72.1km (44.8miles) away from Woolsey Mound. Click here for more information on Chandeleur Islands and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out The Cross Pensacola Beach, which is roughly 129.2km (80.2miles) away from Woolsey Mound. Another surfspot is The Cross Pensacola Beach, located roughly 129.2km (80.2miles) from Woolsey Mound.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Woolsey Mound?

There are not many beaches near to Woolsey Mound. The closest decent beach is Grand Isle State Park, which is only 93.3km (57.9miles) away from Woolsey Mound. Another beautiful beach near Woolsey Mound is Grand Isle, roughly 94.5km (58.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Woolsey Mound?

The sea temperature at Woolsey Mound 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 diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok 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 diving and fishing near Woolsey Mound?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Woolsey Mound: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Woolsey Mound...

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