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

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

Bintawan is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4971 people. The water temperature around Bintawan is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in January up to 30°C (86.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Bintawan 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 Bintawan?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Bintawan is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bintawan. A spot, which is not too far away, is San juan, which is just 57.7km (38.6miles) away from Bintawan. Click here for directions and for more information on San juan and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bintawan are Baler, which is approximately 62.2km (38.6miles) away, and Aparri, located roughly 126.7km (78.7miles) from Bintawan.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Bintawan. A good beach nearby is Isla Buguias, which is just 26.1km (16.2miles) away from Bintawan. Another beautiful beach near Bintawan is Aurora, which is ca 41.3km (25.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bintawan?

The average water temperature around Bintawan is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little variations 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 Bintawan. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Bintawan can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bintawan?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bintawan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bintawan...

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