St. Petersburg Cruising Conditions

General Conditions

During the fall and winter months (September to January) the wind is from the northeast at 5-15 knots with gusts of up to 25 knots. In February, the winds move to the west-northwest and then to west southwest for the summer months (June to August) while speeds of 5-15 knots with gusts of up to 25 knots remain. Local seas are "relaxed" seas and generally in the 2-foot range. Immediate weather conditions can be found at http://www.weather.com

Historical Weather (Averages by month):

Month

F Max

F Min

C Max

C Min

Ave Precip
(in)

Ave Precip
(mm)

Ave Water
Temp (F)

Ave Water
Temp C

Ave Wind
Speed

January

70

54

21

12

3

71

64

18

N 5-15 kts

February

72

56

22

12

3

74

64

18

WNW 5-15 kts

March

76

60

24

15

3

84

67

20

NW 5-15 kts

April

81

65

27

18

2

48

73

23

WNW 5-15 kts

May

86

71

30

21

3

71

78

26

N 5-15 kts

June

90

75

32

23

6

155

83

28

W 5-15 kts

July

91

77

32

24

7

170

85

29

WSW 5-15 kts

August

90

77

32

24

8

210

87

31

SW 5-15 kts

September

89

76

32

24

7

193

85

29

NE 5-15 kts

October

84

70

29

20

3

66

81

27

NE 5-15 kts

November

77

62

25

16

2

50

75

24

NNE 5-15 kts

December

72

57

22

12

3

66

69

21

NE 5-15 kts

Weather Forecasts

Charterers can obtain information on the weather situation at any time by visiting one of the helpful resources below online to get the maritime weather forecast. Weather updates are often given hourly during severe weather.

Tides
At Florida’s Gulf Coast the tide range is very small, at about 2-3 feet. Visit Saltwatertides.com for up to date information.