CC in December - January

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  1. jmchone0830

    jmchone0830 Mouseketeer

    Jan 25, 2008
    We have never sailed at this time of the year. What's the temps generally like at Castaway Cay late December early January?
  2. Jennifer in MI

    Jennifer in MI DIS Veteran

    Feb 4, 2008
    We've sailed three times in January and I think we've been extremely lucky!! We've been able to get into CC each time. The temps have been in the high 70s and low 80s. The water was too cold for me once, but the kids got in. The next two times we were there, it was warm enough for me.

    It truly is a magical place!!!
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  4. TheWog

    TheWog <font color=indigo>The Curse has been Reversed<br>

    Apr 1, 2004
    We experienced high 70s with great water temps. We were able to swim all day and onboard the ship. We are from New England though and ocean water temps are much colder up here so our tolerance is better than someone from the south.
  5. Tinkerkell123

    Tinkerkell123 DIS Veteran

    Oct 7, 2009
    We were on CC January 27th and it was gorgeous! I am very cold natured but I was fine in a bathing suit. Water was too cold to me, but the kids didn't think so...
  6. hgon76

    hgon76 DIS Veteran

    Jan 16, 2008
    Went 2 years in a row in mid January and both times Castaway Cay was beautiful, weatherwise. First year- the water was COLD! Too cold for me, not for my kids. Second year- water was "warmer", warm enough to go in up to my waist, but I didn't find it warm enough to swim. Again, the kids were fine w/ it.
  7. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

    Dec 15, 2003
    If 72 degress is cold, then I guess the water has been cold at Castaway Cay because that is the record low water temperature in the region. I'm in California and swimming season starts when the pool hits 68 degrres, so 72 is nice.
    We were on Castaway Cay January 2, 2004. The air and water temps were warm, we had sprinkles in the afternoon, and were surprised how many folks headed back to the ship. We were snorkeling, so we were we already wet, and had a nice bike ride in the warm drops.

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