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

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

Dumaguete is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 113541 people. The water temperature around Dumaguete is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.2°F) in March up to 29.6°C (85.4°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Dumaguete 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 Dumaguete?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Dumaguete. A good spot nearby is G1, which is almost 192.8km (119.8miles) away from Dumaguete. Click here for more information on G1 and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tandag, which is approximately 197.8km (122.8miles) away from Dumaguete. Another good surfspot is Tandag, located approximately 197.8km (122.8miles) from Dumaguete.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Dumaguete?

There are a few nice beaches close to Dumaguete. The closest one is Dauin, which is only 7.8km (4.8miles) away from Dumaguete. Another gorgeous beach near Dumaguete is Santander, which is ca 10.1km (6.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Dumaguete?

The average sea temperature around Dumaguete is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Dumaguete. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Dumaguete can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Dumaguete?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dumaguete: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dumaguete...

Do you know what the the city Cazones de Herrera in Mexico, the city Tenggulun in Indonesia, and the city Shimoda in Japan have in common with Dumaguete? Click on the links to find out...