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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Biak, Indonesia

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

Biak is a coastal city in Indonesia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4537 people. The water temperature around Biak is almost constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 28.4°C (83.2°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of November, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Biak is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Biak?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Biak is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Biak. The next good one is Tandag, which is 978.3km (607.6miles) away from Biak. Click here to check out more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Cemeteries, which is ca 1014.7km (630.2miles) away from Biak. Another surfspot is Cemeteries, located roughly 1014.7km (630.2miles) from Biak.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Biak. The next good one is Biak Island, which is 11.9km (7.4miles) away from Biak. Another gorgeous beach near Biak is Kanawa Island, which is 39.9km (24.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Biak?

The average water temperature around Biak is extremely warm, around 29°C (85°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Biak. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Biak can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Biak?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant year round. The waters around Biak are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Biak: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Biak...

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