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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kapangan, Philippines

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

Kapangan is a coastal city in the Philippines. The water temperature around Kapangan has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.6°F) in February up to 30.7°C (87.3°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Kapangan 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 Kapangan?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Kapangan is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Kapangan. The closest decent spot is San juan, which is just 19.2km (53.4miles) away from Kapangan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on San juan and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kapangan are Baler, which is ca 85.9km (53.4miles) away, and High 5 Lahar, located approximately 110.7km (68.8miles) from Kapangan.

Are there beaches located close to Kapangan?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to Kapangan. The closest one is Bauang, which is only 17.8km (11miles) away from Kapangan. Another gorgeous beach near Kapangan is La Union, which is approximately 18.5km (11.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Kapangan?

The average water temperature around Kapangan is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kapangan. However, 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 around Kapangan can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kapangan?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kapangan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kapangan...

Do you know what the the city Iyidere in Turkey, the city Kurungkotok in Indonesia, and the city Camiers in France have in common with Kapangan? Click on the links to find out...