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

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

Basiawan is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6351 people. The water temperature around Basiawan is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.8°F) in February up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Basiawan 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 Basiawan?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Basiawan is ca:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Basiawan. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tandag, which is more than 181.8km (112.9miles) away from Basiawan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Daku Island, which is roughly 226.7km (140.8miles) away from Basiawan. Another good surfspot is Daku Island, located approximately 226.7km (140.8miles) from Basiawan.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in close proximity to Basiawan. The closest one is Bitaug Beach, which is only 4.9km (3.1miles) away from Basiawan. Another good beach near Basiawan is Bitaug Beah, which is roughly 4.9km (3.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Basiawan?

The average sea temperature around Basiawan is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Basiawan. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Basiawan can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Basiawan?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Basiawan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Basiawan...

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