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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 coastal city in Sri Lanka. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 38000 people. The water temperature around Kalutara is steady year round. 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 near Kalutara?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Kalutara is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

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

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Kalutara. The closest one is Kalutara, which is only 1.5km (1miles) away from Kalutara. Another good beach near Kalutara is Beruwala, which is 7.9km (4.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kalutara?

The average water temperature around Kalutara is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kalutara. Nevertheless, 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 around Kalutara can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kalutara?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature : 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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