(Closed) Will it still be warm enough in October for the beach?

posted 6 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 3
1237 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@Jamcnair:  It should be. We’re going to FL (gulf coast) the week after our wedding. I’ve been to GA beaches in September a few times and it’s always been nice!

Post # 4
2362 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

My friend honeymooned mid october in Indian Shores, FL just under Clearwater and it was warm enough for them.

Post # 5
2336 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

I live in Florida, and it can be downright hot here in October. 🙂 You should be fine.

Post # 6
217 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Moved to the Florida panhandle in Oct.  We could still go to the beach into Nov..it should be fine. 


Post # 7
9955 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

We are often in Myrtle Beach in October, and the weather is lovely… Stats say the average is 77 F for that month (Water temp = 72 F)

If that is warm enough for swimming, depends a lot on what you are used to… coming from Canada this is just like JULY for us up here

The further south you go, the warmer it will be in October… Florida would be awesome.

NOTE though that this is still Hurricane Season (and BIG Storms do happen in October… but they are more prone to effect the Western Caribbean, Mexico, The Keys etc that late in the season).  Overall, Hurricane Season runs from June 1st to December 1st, and one cannot really predict what will happen in any given year in regards to activity ahead of time.  Just something to be aware of if you are planning a Southern Wedding / Honeymoon




Post # 9
6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Went to the beach October 15th last year in New Smyrna, FL and we went in the water.  I was only visiting at the time.  My Fiance is from FL and said if I wanted my family to enjoy their time down here , they were coming from out of town, and be able to get in the water still, we had to get married in March or October. 


Post # 10
61 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I’m getting married on October 20th too!  We are hoping to do the ceremony outside. It’s typically beautiful here during October and then shooting off for a honeymoon right away 🙂

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