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weather in early March for real

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weather in early March for real

we're looking to go to Fla early-mid March 2011 but have teen girls really looking for warmth. Is Sanibel far enough South to lie out on the beach? Swimming might not be that important but last year we hit the uncharacteristic cold FLA weather in Panama City Beach and girls are not trusting me too much ! need to have good experience!

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1. Re: weather in early March for real

best time is april hot with little rain

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2. Re: weather in early March for real

unfortunately our vacation time for school is March - we do have a little flexibility but I usually try to go in the middle of the timeperiod to avoid flight crunch time. So looking at week of the 7th or week of the 14th. leaving New England winter so that helps in the frame of reference category but girls really want to sit out in the sun and be warm. thanks for any info

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3. Re: weather in early March for real

You can see the average monthly temperatures for Sanibel at weather.com/outlook/… The average temperature for Sanibel in March is 80. On a daily basis, the high temperature can range from 50 to 90. If you really want warmth, I would go as late as possible, but there are no guarantees.

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Chances are good they will be able to get some sun. The water may be too cold, but if swimming is wanted get a place with a heated pool. Last year was extremely cold, and this winter is not a lot better, but by March we are all hoping to see some warmth.

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5. Re: weather in early March for real

It's so sad that mother nature has changed FL temps. There was a time when we could go to FL for Thanksgiving & Xmas and enjoy the sun and the beach. Now you just don't know.

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6. Re: weather in early March for real

Sanibel will be about 10 degrees warmer than Panama City on average. The weather is typically beautiful in March with warm daily highs, low humidity and comfortable nights. There might be some days in the low 70's but the strong sun should provide many sunbathing opportunities. Use common sense and don't get burned!

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7. Re: weather in early March for real

Keep in mind that the Gulf water temps in March are about 8 degrees warmer than Cape Cod waters in the summer !! I was in Nantucket one summer and the ocean temps were around 68F (on the colder east side of Tucket).

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