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

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

Banjarmasin is a coastal city in Indonesia. It is a comparatively big coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 572837 people. The water temperature around Banjarmasin is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.9°C (82.1°F) in March up to 30.5°C (86.9°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Banjarmasin 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 Banjarmasin?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Banjarmasin is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Banjarmasin. A spot that might be worth checking out is Medewi, which is 352.8km (219.2miles) away from Banjarmasin. Click here to check out more information on Medewi and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Gili Trawangan, which is ca 362.2km (225miles) away from Banjarmasin. Another fun surfspot is Gili Trawangan, located approximately 362.2km (225miles) from Banjarmasin.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Banjarmasin. The next good beach is Takisung Beach, which is 37.7km (23.4miles) away from Banjarmasin. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Manggar Sagara Sari Beach, which is approximately 220.1km (136.7miles) away from Banjarmasin.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Banjarmasin?

The average water temperature around Banjarmasin is extremely warm, around 29°C (85°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Banjarmasin. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Banjarmasin can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Banjarmasin?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Banjarmasin are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Banjarmasin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Banjarmasin...

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