Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bankok Shoal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bankok Shoal...
Bankok Shoal is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Bankok Shoal has average variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 24.4°C (75.9°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Bankok Shoal 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 Bankok Shoal?
The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Bankok Shoal is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Bankok Shoal. A spot, which is not too far away, is High 5 Lahar, which is 403.8km (250.8miles) away from Bankok Shoal. Click here
to check out more information on High 5 Lahar and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Pundakit
, which is ca 406.1km (252.2miles) away from Bankok Shoal. Another surfspot is Pundakit
, located roughly 406.1km (252.2miles) from Bankok Shoal.
Are there beautiful beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Bankok Shoal. The next good beach is Yalong Bay
, which is 329.1km (204.4miles) away from Bankok Shoal. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Surip Beach
, roughly 378km (234.8miles) away from Bankok Shoal.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bankok Shoal?
The water temperature at Bankok Shoal is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to roughly 24°C (76°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bankok Shoal?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F) during December, January, and February. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during May, June, and Jul when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Bankok Shoal: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Bankok Shoal...
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