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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Yellow, Bahamas

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Yellow...

Yellow is an island in the Bahamas. It is located in the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Yellow varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.5°C (74.3°F) in February up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Yellow 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 Yellow?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Yellow is approximately:
24°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Yellow. A spot, which is not too far away, is Surfers beach, which is almost 57.1km (35.5miles) away from Yellow. Click here for directions and for more information on Surfers beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Rush Reef, which is ca 104.2km (64.7miles) away from Yellow. Another good surfspot is Rush Reef, located approximately 104.2km (64.7miles) from Yellow.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Yellow. A good beach nearby is Paradise Island, which is more than 3.6km (2.3miles) away from Yellow. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Miami Beach, which is approximately 179.8km (111.7miles) away from Yellow.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Yellow?

The water temperature around Yellow is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Yellow. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 23°C (74°F). During this time, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Yellow?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Yellow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Yellow...

Do you know what the the city Nakajah in Indonesia, the island Malcolm in Canada, and the city Ypsonas in Cyprus have in common with Yellow? Click on the links to find out...