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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ladd Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ladd Reef...

Ladd Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Ladd Reef has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.7°F) in January up to 30.5°C (86.9°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Ladd Reef 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 Ladd Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Ladd Reef is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Ladd Reef?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Ladd Reef. The closest decent spot is Pundakit, which is 707.6km (439.5miles) away from Ladd Reef. Click here for directions and to check out 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 approximately 713.1km (442.9miles) away from Ladd Reef. Another good surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 713.1km (442.9miles) from Ladd Reef.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Ladd Reef. The closest decent one is Nha Trang, which is more than 297.9km (185miles) away from Ladd Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tanjong Lobang Beach, which is approximately 336.6km (209miles) away from Ladd Reef.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Ladd Reef?

The average sea temperature at Ladd Reef is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Ladd Reef. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Ladd Reef can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ladd Reef?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters at Ladd Reef are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ladd Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ladd Reef...

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