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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Besant Nagar Beach, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Besant Nagar Beach...

Besant Nagar Beach is a beach in India. The water temperature around Besant Nagar Beach has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in January up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Besant Nagar Beach 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 Besant Nagar Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Besant Nagar Beach is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to Besant Nagar Beach?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Besant Nagar Beach. The closest decent spot is Mahaballipuram, which is 26.3km (16.3miles) away from Besant Nagar Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Mahaballipuram and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Pottuvil Point, which is ca 436.4km (271miles) away from Besant Nagar Beach. Another surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located approximately 436.4km (271miles) from Besant Nagar Beach.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches close to Besant Nagar Beach. The nearest one is Elliots Beach, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Besant Nagar Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Besant Nagar Beach is Elliots Beach, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Besant Nagar Beach?

The average water temperature at Besant Nagar Beach is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Besant Nagar Beach. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Besant Nagar Beach can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Besant Nagar Beach?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little year round. The waters at Besant Nagar Beach are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Besant Nagar Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Besant Nagar Beach...

Do you know what the the island Alcatraz in the United States, the city Guenes in the Spain, and the city Amucao in the Philippines have in common with Besant Nagar Beach? Click on the links to find out...