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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kangar, Malaysia

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

Kangar is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 63869 people. The water temperature around Kangar has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 28.5°C (83.3°F) in January up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Kangar 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 Kangar?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Kangar is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close to Kangar?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Kangar. The closest decent spot is Asu, which is almost 433.1km (269miles) away from Kangar. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Asu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Rockstar, which is approximately 434.2km (269.7miles) away from Kangar. Another surfspot is Rockstar, located approximately 434.2km (269.7miles) from Kangar.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Kangar. The closest decent beach is Langkawi Island, which is only 28.4km (17.6miles) away from Kangar. Another fun beach near Kangar is Ko Tarutao, which is approximately 38.6km (24miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Kangar?

The average water temperature around Kangar is extremely warm, around 29°C (85°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kangar. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Kangar can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kangar?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters around Kangar are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kangar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kangar...

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