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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Badulla, Sri Lanka

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

Badulla is a coastal city in Sri Lanka. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 47587 people. The water temperature around Badulla has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78.1°F) in August up to 28.7°C (83.6°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Badulla 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 Badulla?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Badulla is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Badulla. The closest decent spot is Elephant rock, which is just 54.1km (33.8miles) away from Badulla. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Elephant rock and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Badulla are Peanuts Farm, which is approximately 54.4km (33.8miles) away, and Arugam Bay, located roughly 54.8km (34miles) from Badulla.

Are there beaches close to Badulla?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Badulla. A good beach nearby is Arugam Bay, which is just 54.7km (33.9miles) away from Badulla. Another fun beach near Badulla is Batticaloa, 66.5km (41.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Badulla?

The average water temperature around Badulla is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Badulla. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Badulla can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Badulla?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Badulla: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Badulla...

Do you know what the the city Arsta in Sweden, the city Tangara in Brazil, and the city Hakui in Japan have in common with Badulla? Click on the links to find out...