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Walton Rocks (Power Plant) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(North Florida, USA)

Today's Walton Rocks (Power Plant) sea temperature is 29.2 °C.

Statistics for 29 Sep (1981–2005) – mean: 28.2 °C, range: 27.3 °C to 28.8 °C

Very warm in and out of the water temperature at Walton Rocks (Power Plant) today, but forecast to be overcast. With sea temperatures of 29 °C and a wind chill of 24 °C, most surfers will choose a shorty, boardshorts or a summer suit.

United States Sea Water Temperature

Map of current United States
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
United States Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current United States
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Walton Rocks (Power Plant). This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Walton Rocks (Power Plant) Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Walton Rocks (Power Plant) water temperatures peak in the range 29 to 30°C (84 to 86°F) on around the 10th of August and are at their minimum on about the 6th of February, in the range 21 to 24°C (70 to 75°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Walton Rocks (Power Plant) climb to their warmest in early to mid August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. Walton Rocks (Power Plant) water temperatures are always warm but dip to their minimum in the first week of February. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Walton Rocks (Power Plant) can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Walton Rocks (Power Plant). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.