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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ambon, Indonesia

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

Ambon is a coastal city in Indonesia. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 355596 people. The water temperature around Ambon changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.4°F) in August up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Ambon is located in the southern hemisphere.

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

What is the current water temperature near Ambon?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Ambon is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Ambon. The closest decent spot is Roti Island, which is 616.6km (383miles) away from Ambon. Click here for more information on Roti Island and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Periscope Point, which is ca 756.5km (469.9miles) away from Ambon. Another surfspot is Periscope Point, located roughly 756.5km (469.9miles) from Ambon.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Ambon. The closest decent beach is Namalatu Beach, which is 4.8km (3miles) away from Ambon. Another beach near Ambon is Ora Beach, 86.2km (53.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ambon?

The average sea temperature around Ambon is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°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. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Ambon. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ambon can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ambon?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Ambon are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ambon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ambon...

Do you know what the the city Banjar Tegal Belodan in Indonesia, the city Orentano in Italy, and the city Dollern in Germany have in common with Ambon? Click on the links to find out...