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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ko Chan, Thailand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ko Chan...

Ko Chan is a coastal city in Thailand. The water temperature around Ko Chan varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.2°C (77.4°F) in January up to 31.7°C (89.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Ko Chan 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 Ko Chan?

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

Are there surf spots close to Ko Chan?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Ko Chan. The next good one is Asu, which is 910.1km (565.3miles) away from Ko Chan. Click here for directions and for more information on Asu and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Bawa, which is 913.5km (567.4miles) away from Ko Chan. Another fun surfspot is Bawa, located ca 913.5km (567.4miles) from Ko Chan.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Ko Chan. The next good beach is Pattaya, which is 45.7km (28.4miles) away from Ko Chan. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Sihanoukville Beaches, which is ca 243.5km (151.3miles) away from Ko Chan.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Ko Chan?

The water temperature around Ko Chan is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ko Chan. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of 25°C (77°F). In this season, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a rashguard or light top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ko Chan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during December, January, and February. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when temperatures range from 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ko Chan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ko Chan...

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