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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 surf spot in India. The water temperature around Kovalam is close to steady throughout 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 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 May at Kovalam is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Kovalam. A spot, which is not too far away, is Bennys, which is 264.7km (164.4miles) away from Kovalam. Click here for more information on Bennys and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Hikkaduwa, which is ca 265.6km (165miles) away from Kovalam.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Kovalam?

There are a few nice beaches in close proximity to Kovalam. The nearest one is Kovalam Beach, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Kovalam. Another gorgeous beach near Kovalam is Kovalam, which is approximately 1km (0.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Kovalam?

The average sea temperature at Kovalam is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes during 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 at Kovalam. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV 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 near Kovalam?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Kovalam are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: 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...

Do you know what the the city Peyrehorade in France, the city Guildford in Australia, and the city Vistino in Russia have in common with Kovalam? Click on the links to find out...