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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mahabalipuram Beach, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mahabalipuram Beach...

Mahabalipuram Beach is a beach in India. The water temperature around Mahabalipuram Beach is nearly constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in January up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Mahabalipuram Beach 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 Mahabalipuram Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Mahabalipuram Beach is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close to Mahabalipuram Beach?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Mahabalipuram Beach. A good spot nearby is Mahaballipuram, which is more than 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Mahabalipuram Beach. Click here for more information on Mahaballipuram and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Pottuvil Point, which is roughly 412.2km (256miles) away from Mahabalipuram Beach. Another good surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located roughly 412.2km (256miles) from Mahabalipuram Beach.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches close to Mahabalipuram Beach. The closest one is Mamallapuram Beach, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Mahabalipuram Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Mahabalipuram Beach is Thiruvanmiyur Beach, which is ca 25.4km (15.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Mahabalipuram Beach?

The average water temperature at Mahabalipuram Beach is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Mahabalipuram Beach. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Mahabalipuram Beach can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mahabalipuram Beach?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mahabalipuram Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mahabalipuram Beach...

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