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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bacolod, Philippines

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

Bacolod is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2773 people. The water temperature around Bacolod is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in August up to 30.2°C (86.4°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Bacolod 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 Bacolod?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Bacolod is about:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Bacolod. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pururan Bay, which is more than 117.4km (72.9miles) away from Bacolod. Click here for more information on Pururan Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Calicoan Island, which is approximately 180.7km (112.3miles) away from Bacolod. Another surfspot is Calicoan Island, located ca 180.7km (112.3miles) from Bacolod.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in proximity to Bacolod. The closest one is Masbate, which is only 12km (7.5miles) away from Bacolod. Another gorgeous beach near Bacolod is Masbate, which is 12km (7.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bacolod?

The average water temperature around Bacolod is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Bacolod. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Bacolod can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bacolod?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bacolod: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bacolod...

Do you know what the the city Fivizzano in Italy, the city Naze in Japan, and the city Laxey in Isle of Man have in common with Bacolod? Click on the links to find out...