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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kovalam Beach, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kovalam Beach...

Kovalam Beach is a beach in India. The water temperature around Kovalam Beach has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.5°F) in July up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Kovalam Beach 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 at Kovalam Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Kovalam Beach is ca:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Kovalam Beach. A spot, which is not too far away, is Kovalam, which is 0km (0miles) away from Kovalam Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Kovalam and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Hikkaduwa, which is approximately 265.6km (165miles) away from Kovalam Beach. Another fun surfspot is Hikkaduwa, located approximately 265.6km (165miles) from Kovalam Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Kovalam Beach. The nearest one is Kovalam, which is just 1km (0.6miles) away from Kovalam Beach. Another beach near Kovalam Beach is Kovalam, which is 1km (0.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Kovalam Beach?

The average sea temperature at Kovalam Beach is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Kovalam Beach. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Kovalam Beach can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Kovalam Beach?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Kovalam Beach are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kovalam Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kovalam Beach...

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