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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lawson Reef

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

Lawson Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Lawson Reef has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.8°F) in August up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Lawson Reef is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Lawson Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Lawson Reef is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Lawson Reef. A good spot nearby is Trou du Souffleur, which is more than 831.7km (516.6miles) away from Lawson Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Trou du Souffleur and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Papenoo, which is 832.8km (517.3miles) away from Lawson Reef. Another good surfspot is Papenoo, located ca 832.8km (517.3miles) from Lawson Reef.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Lawson Reef. A beach, which is not too far away, is Teahupoo, which is more than 842km (523miles) away from Lawson Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Teraina, which is ca 1639.8km (1018.5miles) away from Lawson Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Lawson Reef?

The average sea temperature at Lawson Reef is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant variations throughout 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 Lawson Reef. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Lawson Reef can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lawson Reef?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Lawson Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lawson Reef...

Do you know what the the city Colonia Lealtad in Mexico, the city Benouville in France, and the city Alukama in Indonesia have in common with Lawson Reef? Click on the links to find out...