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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kuala Kangsar...

Kuala Kangsar is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 39331 people. The water temperature around Kuala Kangsar has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 28.5°C (83.3°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 30°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Kuala Kangsar 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 Kuala Kangsar?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Kuala Kangsar is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Kuala Kangsar. The next good one is Rockstar, which is more than 356.9km (221.7miles) away from Kuala Kangsar. Click here for directions and for more information on Rockstar and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Asu, which is approximately 366.7km (227.8miles) away from Kuala Kangsar. Another surfspot is Asu, located approximately 366.7km (227.8miles) from Kuala Kangsar.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Kuala Kangsar. The next good one is Telok Cempedak Beach, which is just 44.1km (27.4miles) away from Kuala Kangsar. Another good beach near Kuala Kangsar is Pangkor Island, 45.4km (28.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Kuala Kangsar?

The average water temperature around Kuala Kangsar is extremely warm, around 30°C (85°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kuala Kangsar. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Kuala Kangsar can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kuala Kangsar?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kuala Kangsar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kuala Kangsar...

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