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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Epi, Vanuatu

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

Epi is an island in Vanuatu. It is part of the Pacific Ocean island group. The water temperature around Epi has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.9°F) in July up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Epi 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 Epi?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Epi is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Epi?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Epi. A good spot nearby is Efate-Pango Point, which is almost 74.8km (46.5miles) away from Epi. Click here for directions and for more information on Efate-Pango Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Wilkes Passage, which is ca 593.6km (368.7miles) away from Epi. Another surfspot is Wilkes Passage, located ca 593.6km (368.7miles) from Epi.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Epi. The closest decent one is Aranuka, which is almost 1225.7km (761.3miles) away from Epi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Ninety Mile Beach, ca 1273.2km (790.8miles) away from Epi.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Epi?

The average sea temperature around Epi is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Epi. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Epi can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Epi?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters around Epi are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Epi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Epi...

Do you know what the the city San Nicola la Strada in Italy, the city Ucpinar in Turkey, and the city Noja in Spain have in common with Epi? Click on the links to find out...