Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hankin Shoal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hankin Shoal...
Hankin Shoal is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Hankin Shoal has low variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 26.9°C (80.4°F) in January up to 29.8°C (85.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hankin Shoal 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 Hankin Shoal?
The current water temperature in the month of May near Hankin Shoal is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hankin Shoal?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Hankin Shoal. A good spot nearby is Pundakit, which is 708.9km (440.3miles) away from Hankin Shoal. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Pundakit and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try High 5 Lahar
, which is approximately 717.5km (445.6miles) away from Hankin Shoal. Another surfspot is High 5 Lahar
, located roughly 717.5km (445.6miles) from Hankin Shoal.
Are there white sand beaches near by?
There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Hankin Shoal. A good beach nearby is Muara beach
, which is 53.3km (33.1miles) away from Hankin Shoal. Another fun beach near Hankin Shoal is Muara Beach
, which is 53.3km (33.1miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Hankin Shoal?
The average sea temperature at Hankin Shoal is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hankin Shoal. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Hankin Shoal can be very intense.
How is the diving and fishing close to Hankin Shoal?
Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters at Hankin Shoal are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Hankin Shoal: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Hankin Shoal...
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, Macquarie Park
in Australia, and the city Tlogoharum
in Indonesia have in common with Hankin Shoal? Click on the links to find out...