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

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

Dapitan is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2236 people. The water temperature around Dapitan has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78.1°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.6°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Dapitan 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 Dapitan?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Dapitan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Llorente, which is 134.1km (83.3miles) away from Dapitan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Llorente and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing G1, which is ca 151km (93.8miles) away from Dapitan. Another fun surfspot is G1, located 151km (93.8miles) from Dapitan.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are other beaches in proximity to Dapitan. The nearest one is Cordova, which is only 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Dapitan. Another nice beach near Dapitan is Mactan Island, which is approximately 2.3km (1.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dapitan?

The average sea temperature around Dapitan is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Dapitan. However, 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 Dapitan can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Dapitan?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Dapitan are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dapitan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dapitan...

Do you know what the the city Aumsville in the United States, the city Atsugi in the Japan, and the city Wakayama-shi in the Japan have in common with Dapitan? Click on the links to find out...