Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hampson Reef
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hampson Reef...
Hampson Reef is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Hampson Reef has slight variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 24°C (75.1°F) in February up to 30.1°C (86.3°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Hampson 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 Hampson Reef?
The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Hampson Reef is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Hampson Reef. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pundakit, which is 422.5km (262.4miles) away from Hampson Reef. Click here
for directions and for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing High 5 Lahar
, which is ca 429.4km (266.7miles) away from Hampson Reef. Another surfspot is High 5 Lahar
, located ca 429.4km (266.7miles) from Hampson Reef.
Are there sandy beaches near by?
Not many beaches are in close proximity to Hampson Reef. A good beach nearby is Nagtabon Beach
, which is more than 202.1km (125.5miles) away from Hampson Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Palawan
, ca 209.7km (130.2miles) away from Hampson Reef.
What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Hampson Reef?
The sea temperature at Hampson Reef is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Hampson Reef. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 24°C (75°F). During these months, a thin 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 better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the diving and fishing near Hampson Reef?
Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Hampson Reef: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Hampson Reef...
Do you know what the the city Muggia
in Italy, the city Egersund
in Norway, and Fishnet Bank
have in common with Hampson Reef? Click on the links to find out...