Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kampot, Cambodia
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kampot...
Kampot is a coastal city in Cambodia.
It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 22691 people.
The water temperature around Kampot is almost constant throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 27.6°C (81.7°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.8°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Kampot 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 Kampot?
The current water temperature in the month of February near Kampot is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to Kampot?
Not many surf spots are located close to Kampot. The closest decent spot is Rockstar, which is more than 817.3km (507.6miles) away from Kampot. Click here
to check out more information on Rockstar and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Hinako Islands
, which is approximately 823.3km (511.4miles) away from Kampot. Another fun surfspot is Hinako Islands
, located ca 823.3km (511.4miles) from Kampot.
Are there sandy beaches near Kampot?
There are not too many beaches close to Kampot. The closest decent beach is Sihanoukville Island Beaches
, which is just 35.8km (22.2miles) away from Kampot. Another gorgeous beach near Kampot is Sihanoukville Beaches
, which is 44.7km (27.8miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kampot?
The average sea temperature around Kampot is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little variations throughout 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 around Kampot. 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 Kampot can be particularly intense.
How is the diving and fishing close to Kampot?
Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Kampot: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Kampot...
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