Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cocos-Keeling Rise
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cocos-Keeling Rise...
Cocos-Keeling Rise is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Cocos-Keeling Rise has low variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.8°F) in October up to 28.8°C (83.9°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Cocos-Keeling Rise is located in the southern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature near Cocos-Keeling Rise?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Cocos-Keeling Rise is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Cocos-Keeling Rise?
Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Cocos-Keeling Rise. A spot that might be worth checking out is Thunders, which is more than 745km (462.8miles) away from Cocos-Keeling Rise. Click here
for directions and for more information on Thunders and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try The Peak
, which is approximately 764.2km (474.7miles) away from Cocos-Keeling Rise. Another good surfspot is The Peak
, located roughly 764.2km (474.7miles) from Cocos-Keeling Rise.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not too many beaches are near to Cocos-Keeling Rise. The closest decent one is Tanjung Lesung Beach
, which is 801.6km (497.9miles) away from Cocos-Keeling Rise. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Ujung Genteng Beach
, which is roughly 812.4km (504.6miles) away from Cocos-Keeling Rise.
Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cocos-Keeling Rise?
The average water temperature at Cocos-Keeling Rise is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Cocos-Keeling Rise. However, 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 at Cocos-Keeling Rise can be particularly strong.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cocos-Keeling Rise?
Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Cocos-Keeling Rise: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Cocos-Keeling Rise...
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in Tanzania, the geo Lund Valley
, and the city Francavilla al Mare
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