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

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

Dancalan is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 9863 people. The water temperature around Dancalan changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.7°F) in January up to 30.6°C (87°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Dancalan 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 Dancalan?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Dancalan is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Dancalan. The closest decent spot is Llorente, which is 214.5km (133.2miles) away from Dancalan. Click here to check out more information on Llorente and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try G1, which is approximately 229.4km (142.5miles) away from Dancalan. Another fun surfspot is G1, located ca 229.4km (142.5miles) from Dancalan.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Dancalan. The closest decent beach is Danjugan Island, which is 25.8km (16miles) away from Dancalan. Another gorgeous beach near Dancalan is Punta Bulata, which is roughly 26km (16.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Dancalan?

The sea temperature around Dancalan is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, temperatures come down to approximately 25°C (78°F). In this season, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a rashguard or 1mm top.

How is the diving and fishing near Dancalan?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (78-87°F) during winter. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during April, May, and June when temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dancalan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dancalan...

Do you know what the the city Manukaka in Indonesia, the city Moonee Ponds in Australia, and the island Great Nicobar in India have in common with Dancalan? Click on the links to find out...