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

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

Balabag is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 4692 people. The water temperature around Balabag has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.7°F) in January up to 30.3°C (86.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Balabag 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 Balabag?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Balabag is about:
30°C (87°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Balabag?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Balabag. A good spot nearby is Pururan Bay, which is 204.6km (127.1miles) away from Balabag. Click here for more information on Pururan Bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Crystal Beach Break, which is 244.1km (151.6miles) away from Balabag. Another surfspot is Crystal Beach Break, located ca 244.1km (151.6miles) from Balabag.

Are there beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches close to Balabag. The nearest one is Manoc-Manoc Beach, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Balabag. Another beautiful beach near Balabag is Yapak Beach, which is 0.4km (0.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Balabag?

The average sea temperature around Balabag 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 sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Balabag. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Balabag can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Balabag?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Balabag are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Balabag: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Balabag...

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