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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lys Shoal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lys Shoal...

Lys Shoal is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Lys Shoal varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.3°C (75.7°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.7°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Lys Shoal 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 Lys Shoal?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Lys Shoal is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Lys Shoal. The closest decent spot is Pundakit, which is almost 442.3km (274.7miles) away from Lys Shoal. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pundakit and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out High 5 Lahar, which is roughly 447.5km (277.9miles) away from Lys Shoal. Another surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located 447.5km (277.9miles) from Lys Shoal.

Are there nice beaches close to Lys Shoal?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Lys Shoal. A beach, which is not too far away, is Nagtabon Beach, which is more than 292.5km (181.7miles) away from Lys Shoal. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Puerto Princesa, 300.8km (186.8miles) away from Lys Shoal.

What wetsuit do I need for Lys Shoal?

The water temperature at Lys Shoal is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Lys Shoal. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 24°C (76°F). During these months, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lys Shoal?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during spring when sea temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Lys Shoal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lys Shoal...

Do you know what the the city Manta in Italy, the city Bensonhurst in United States, and the city Olesa de Montserrat in Spain have in common with Lys Shoal? Click on the links to find out...