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

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

Balas is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2295 people. The water temperature around Balas varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.7°C (76.5°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Balas 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 Balas?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Balas. The closest decent spot is Tandag, which is more than 321.9km (199.9miles) away from Balas. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Daku Island, which is 346.3km (215.1miles) away from Balas. Another good surfspot is Daku Island, located 346.3km (215.1miles) from Balas.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Balas. The closest one is White Beach, which is just 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Balas. Another nice beach near Balas is White Beah, which is roughly 12.5km (7.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Balas?

The sea temperature around Balas is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Balas. However, during winter, sea temperatures come down to 25°C (76°F). During this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Balas?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Balas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Balas...

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