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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Daru, Papua New Guinea

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

Daru is a coastal city in Papua New Guinea. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 15214 people. The water temperature around Daru has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25°C (77°F) in September up to 30.1°C (86.1°F) in the month of January, 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 winter, since Daru 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 Daru?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Daru is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Daru. The closest decent spot is Farnborough, which is more than 1075.8km (668.2miles) away from Daru. Click here for directions and for more information on Farnborough and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing The Springs, which is roughly 1182.8km (734.7miles) away from Daru. Another fun surfspot is The Springs, located approximately 1182.8km (734.7miles) from Daru.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Daru. The next good one is Holtekamp Beach, which is 476.3km (295.9miles) away from Daru. If you have some extra time, you can also try Hamadi Beach, which is approximately 481.5km (299.1miles) away from Daru.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Daru?

The water temperature around Daru is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Daru. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of 25°C (77°F). In this season, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy 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 Daru?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during August, September, and October. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during winter when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Daru: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Daru...

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