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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Johor Bahru...

Johor Bahru is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a rather large town close to the water with a population of 802489 people. The water temperature around Johor Bahru has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.9°C (76.9°F) in March up to 30.3°C (86.5°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Johor Bahru 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 Johor Bahru?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Johor Bahru is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Johor Bahru?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Johor Bahru. A spot, which is not too far away, is Icelands, which is almost 377.5km (234.5miles) away from Johor Bahru. Click here for more information on Icelands and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Telescopes, which is 379.8km (235.9miles) away from Johor Bahru. Another good surfspot is Telescopes, located roughly 379.8km (235.9miles) from Johor Bahru.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Johor Bahru. The closest one is Changi Beach Park, which is only 8.9km (5.5miles) away from Johor Bahru. Another beach near Johor Bahru is West Coast Park, which is 10.2km (6.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Johor Bahru?

The sea temperature around Johor Bahru is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the spring, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 25°C (77°F). During this season, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Johor Bahru?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during spring. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during spring when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Johor Bahru: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Johor Bahru...

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