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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

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

Hikkaduwa is a surf spot in Sri Lanka. The water temperature around Hikkaduwa is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.8°F) in August up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Hikkaduwa 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 Hikkaduwa?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Hikkaduwa is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Hikkaduwa?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Hikkaduwa. The closest one is Main Point, which is 0.6km (0.3miles) away from Hikkaduwa. Click here for more information on Main Point and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Hikkaduwa is Bennys, which is roughly 1km (0.7miles) away.

Are there beaches close to Hikkaduwa?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Hikkaduwa. The nearest one is Hikkaduwa, which is 1.5km (1miles) away from Hikkaduwa. Another fun beach near Hikkaduwa is Hikkaduwa, which is approximately 1.5km (1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hikkaduwa?

The average water temperature at Hikkaduwa is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hikkaduwa. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Hikkaduwa can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hikkaduwa?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Hikkaduwa are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Hikkaduwa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hikkaduwa...

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