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

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

Basco is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Basco varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.4°C (75.9°F) in January up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Basco 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 at Basco?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Basco is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near Basco?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Basco. A spot that might be worth checking out is Jia le Shui, which is almost 128.8km (80miles) away from Basco. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jia le Shui and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Nan Wan, which is roughly 130.5km (81miles) away from Basco. Another good surfspot is Nan Wan, located ca 130.5km (81miles) from Basco.

Are there any other nice beaches near Basco?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Basco. The nearest one is Batanes, which is just 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Basco. Another nice beach near Basco is Mahatao, which is ca 5.2km (3.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Basco?

The water temperature at Basco is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Basco. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 24°C (76°F). During this season, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Basco?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit 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 summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Basco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Basco...

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