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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bintulu, Malaysia

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

Bintulu is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 151617 people. The water temperature around Bintulu is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27°C (80.5°F) in January up to 30.9°C (87.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bintulu 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 Bintulu?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Bintulu is about:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Bintulu. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pacitan, which is almost 798.6km (496miles) away from Bintulu. Click here for more information on Pacitan and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Medewi, which is roughly 809.9km (503miles) away from Bintulu. Another fun surfspot is Medewi, located 809.9km (503miles) from Bintulu.

Are there beaches located close to Bintulu?

Not many beaches are located near to Bintulu. A beach, which is not too far away, is Tanjong Lobang Beach, which is almost 105.1km (65.3miles) away from Bintulu. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Meragang Beach, which is 188.3km (117miles) away from Bintulu.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Bintulu?

The average sea temperature around Bintulu is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Bintulu. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Bintulu can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Bintulu?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (79-88°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bintulu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bintulu...

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