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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chidambaram, India

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

Chidambaram is a coastal city in India. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 58650 people. The water temperature around Chidambaram is nearly constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.4°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Chidambaram 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 Chidambaram?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Chidambaram is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Chidambaram. The closest decent spot is Mahaballipuram, which is 90.9km (56.5miles) away from Chidambaram. Click here to check out more information on Mahaballipuram and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Pottuvil Point, which is roughly 345.7km (214.7miles) away from Chidambaram. Another good surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located 345.7km (214.7miles) from Chidambaram.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Chidambaram?

There are not many beaches close to Chidambaram. The closest decent beach is Porto Novo Beach, which is 9.5km (5.9miles) away from Chidambaram. Another gorgeous beach near Chidambaram is Karaikal Beach, which is roughly 35km (21.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Chidambaram?

The average sea temperature around Chidambaram is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°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. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Chidambaram. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Chidambaram can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Chidambaram?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Chidambaram are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chidambaram: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chidambaram...

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