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

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

Batanes is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Batanes has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.5°C (68.9°F) in March up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Batanes 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 Batanes?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Batanes is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Batanes?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Batanes. A good spot nearby is Jia le Shui, which is more than 128.5km (79.8miles) away from Batanes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jia le Shui and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Nan Wan, which is ca 130km (80.8miles) away from Batanes. Another surfspot is Nan Wan, located roughly 130km (80.8miles) from Batanes.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in proximity to Batanes. The closest one is Basco, which is only 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Batanes. Another good beach near Batanes is Mahatao, which is 3.2km (2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Batanes?

The sea temperature at Batanes is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Batanes. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 21°C (69°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Batanes?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Batanes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Batanes...

Do you know what the the city Monteodorisio in Italy, the city Haydock in United Kingdom, and the city Egypt Lake-Leto in United States have in common with Batanes? Click on the links to find out...