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

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

Kalutara is a beach in Sri Lanka. The water temperature around Kalutara is close to constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.4°C (79.6°F) in July up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of March, 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 early spring, since Kalutara 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 Kalutara?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Kalutara is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Kalutara. The next good one is Bennys, which is about 32.2km (20.6miles) away from Kalutara. Click here for directions and for more information on Bennys and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Kalutara are Hikkaduwa, which is ca 33.2km (20.6miles) away, and Main Point, located 33.7km (20.9miles) from Kalutara.

Are there any other beaches in close proximity to Kalutara?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in proximity to Kalutara. The closest one is Beruwala, which is 8km (5miles) away from Kalutara. Another beach near Kalutara is Beruwala, which is 8km (5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Kalutara?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kalutara?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kalutara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kalutara...

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