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

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

Yuma is an island in the Bahamas. It is part of the Bahamas island group. The water temperature around Yuma has average variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Yuma 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 Yuma?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Yuma is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Yuma. A spot, which is not too far away, is Surfers beach, which is almost 63km (39.2miles) away from Yuma. Click here for more information on Surfers beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Rush Reef, which is approximately 105.2km (65.3miles) away from Yuma. Another good surfspot is Rush Reef, located 105.2km (65.3miles) from Yuma.

Are there beaches located close to Yuma?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Yuma. A beach, which is not too far away, is Paradise Island, which is more than 9.6km (6miles) away from Yuma. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Miami Beach, which is 173.1km (107.5miles) away from Yuma.

What wetsuit is recommended for Yuma?

The water temperature around Yuma 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 usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 23°C (74°F). During this time, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Yuma?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Yuma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Yuma...

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