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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alappakkam, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alappakkam...

Alappakkam is a coastal city in India. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 5585 people. The water temperature around Alappakkam is almost constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.4°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Alappakkam is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Alappakkam?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Alappakkam is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Alappakkam?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Alappakkam. The closest decent spot is Mahaballipuram, which is almost 77.5km (48.1miles) away from Alappakkam. Click here to check out more information on Mahaballipuram and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Pottuvil Point, which is 357.5km (222miles) away from Alappakkam. Another fun surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located roughly 357.5km (222miles) from Alappakkam.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Alappakkam. The closest decent beach is Porto Novo Beach, which is only 6.5km (4miles) away from Alappakkam. Another gorgeous beach near Alappakkam is Karaikal Beach, which is approximately 47.9km (29.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Alappakkam?

The average water temperature around Alappakkam is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Alappakkam. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Alappakkam can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Alappakkam?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Alappakkam are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Alappakkam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Alappakkam...

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