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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cherating Beach, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cherating Beach...

Cherating Beach is a beach in Malaysia. The water temperature around Cherating Beach has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in February up to 29.9°C (85.9°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Cherating 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 Cherating Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Cherating Beach is approximately:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Cherating Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Rockstar, which is more than 452.2km (280.9miles) away from Cherating Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Rockstar and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Lagundri, which is 462.3km (287.2miles) away from Cherating Beach. Another surfspot is Lagundri, located approximately 462.3km (287.2miles) from Cherating Beach.

Are there any other beaches close to Cherating Beach?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Cherating Beach. A beach that might be worth checking out is Tenggol Island, which is just 50.8km (31.5miles) away from Cherating Beach. Another nice beach near Cherating Beach is Rantau Abang Beach, approximately 51.4km (31.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Cherating Beach?

The water temperature at Cherating Beach is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Cherating Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 25°C (76°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cherating Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during spring when sea temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cherating Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cherating Beach...

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