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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Higatangan Island, Philippines

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Higatangan Island...

Higatangan Island is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Higatangan Island has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.8°F) in January up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Higatangan Island 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 at Higatangan Island?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Higatangan Island is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Higatangan Island. The next good one is Llorente, which is more than 87.6km (54.4miles) away from Higatangan Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Llorente and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Pururan Bay, which is approximately 147km (91.3miles) away from Higatangan Island. Another fun surfspot is Pururan Bay, located roughly 147km (91.3miles) from Higatangan Island.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches near to Higatangan Island. The closest one is Dalutan Island, which is just 6.7km (4.1miles) away from Higatangan Island. Another good beach near Higatangan Island is Tingkasan Island, which is roughly 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Higatangan Island?

The average water temperature at Higatangan Island is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations throughout 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 Higatangan Island. Nevertheless, 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 at Higatangan Island can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Higatangan Island?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Higatangan Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Higatangan Island...

Do you know what the the city San Fernando in the Philippines, the city Castillo in the Philippines, and the city Centola in the Italy have in common with Higatangan Island? Click on the links to find out...