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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bennys, Sri Lanka

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

Bennys is a surf spot in Sri Lanka. The water temperature around Bennys has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.8°F) in August up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Bennys 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 Bennys?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Bennys is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Bennys?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Bennys. The nearest one is Hikkaduwa, which is only 1km (0.7miles) away from Bennys. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hikkaduwa and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Bennys is Main Point, which is approximately 1.6km (1miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are some beaches close to Bennys. The closest one is Hikkaduwa, which is just 1km (0.6miles) away from Bennys. Another good beach near Bennys is Hikkaduwa, which is ca 1km (0.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Bennys?

The average sea temperature at Bennys is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Bennys. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Bennys can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bennys?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bennys: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bennys...

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