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

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

Cebu is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Cebu is nearly constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in February up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Cebu 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 Cebu?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Cebu is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Cebu. The closest decent spot is Llorente, which is 135.8km (84.3miles) away from Cebu. Click here for more information on Llorente and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try G1, which is ca 155.8km (96.8miles) away from Cebu. Another fun surfspot is G1, located ca 155.8km (96.8miles) from Cebu.

Are there any other white sand beaches located close to Cebu?

There are several nice beaches close to Cebu. The nearest one is Isla Visa, which is 3.9km (2.5miles) away from Cebu. Another beach near Cebu is Mactan Island, which is roughly 5.5km (3.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Cebu?

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

How is the diving and fishing near Cebu?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Cebu are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cebu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cebu...

Do you know what the the city Crabak in Indonesia, the city Santol in Philippines, and the city Laju Kidul in Indonesia have in common with Cebu? Click on the links to find out...