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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Empire Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Empire Reef...

Empire Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Empire Reef is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in March up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Empire Reef 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 Empire Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Empire Reef is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Empire Reef?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Empire Reef. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pundakit, which is 500km (310.5miles) away from Empire Reef. Click here for more information on Pundakit and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try High 5 Lahar, which is approximately 506.4km (314.5miles) away from Empire Reef. Another surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located roughly 506.4km (314.5miles) from Empire Reef.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located near to Empire Reef. A good beach nearby is Nagtabon Beach, which is almost 276.1km (171.5miles) away from Empire Reef. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Palawan, roughly 282.6km (175.6miles) away from Empire Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Empire Reef?

The average sea temperature at Empire Reef is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Empire Reef. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Empire Reef can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Empire Reef?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters at Empire Reef are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Empire Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Empire Reef...

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