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Gulf Water Temperature

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Gulf Water Temperature

Howdy, everyone. I will be visiting Sanibel for the first time in just 1 week ... cannot wait!

Anyway, just wanted to check in with the locals and recent visitors to get an idea of how the gulf water temp was or is. I have several links for various sites that show the sea surface temp, but I know that can vary.

Also, I do realize temperature is relative to the person and all that; just looking for some opinions.

thanks!

Mel

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1. Re: Gulf Water Temperature

Water Temperature Map of the Eastern Gulf of Mexico

www.nodc.noaa.gov/dsdt/cwtg/egof_tmap.html

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2. Re: Gulf Water Temperature

Water temp is comfortable - the weather has been very warm and I see folks in the water having a great time everyday so I think it will be great if you are coming down next week.

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I find the water to stay comfortably warm through November.

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Thanks to you both! I do have a link for that NODC site, but the temps seem to change so much, and the one closest to Sanibel shows NA lately.

cannot wait to enjoy the warm sun and water! I had a bit of ice on my windshield this morning!

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5. Re: Gulf Water Temperature

hi Just came back from sunny Sanibel. The water was very clear and about 80. Which was about what the weather.com site was saying. Have a great time!

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6. Re: Gulf Water Temperature

Just back and water was 79-80. Feels great once you get in.

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7. Re: Gulf Water Temperature

Oh just a few more days...stay warm my dear Gulf of Mexico...

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