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

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

Kovalam is a beach in India. The water temperature around Kovalam has low variability year round. 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 illustrated 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 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?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Kovalam is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Kovalam. The closest decent spot is Kovalam, which is almost 1km (0.6miles) away from Kovalam. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Kovalam and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Hikkaduwa, which is ca 266.2km (165.3miles) away from Kovalam. Another good surfspot is Hikkaduwa, located 266.2km (165.3miles) from Kovalam.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close to Kovalam?

There are several other nice beaches close to Kovalam. The nearest one is Kovalam, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Kovalam. Another good beach near Kovalam is Kovalam Beach, which is 1km (0.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kovalam?

The average sea temperature at Kovalam is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very 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 at Kovalam. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Kovalam can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kovalam?

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

Directions to Kovalam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kovalam...

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