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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kota Belud, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kota Belud...

Kota Belud is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 12825 people. The water temperature around Kota Belud changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80°F) in March up to 32.2°C (89.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kota Belud 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 Kota Belud?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Kota Belud is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kota Belud?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Kota Belud. The next good one is Pundakit, which is almost 639.6km (397.2miles) away from Kota Belud. Click here for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing High 5 Lahar, which is roughly 648.6km (402.9miles) away from Kota Belud. Another fun surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 648.6km (402.9miles) from Kota Belud.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located close to Kota Belud. The closest decent beach is Muara beach, which is more than 130.1km (80.8miles) away from Kota Belud. If you have some extra time, you can also try Muara Beach, which is approximately 130.1km (80.8miles) away from Kota Belud.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kota Belud?

The sea temperature around Kota Belud is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (90°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 27°C (80°F). In this season, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a rashguard or thin wetsuit top.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kota Belud?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 27 to 32°C (80-89°F) during February, March, and April. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 27 to 32°C (81-90°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kota Belud: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kota Belud...

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