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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mahaballipuram, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mahaballipuram...

Mahaballipuram is a surf spot in India. The water temperature around Mahaballipuram is almost constant during 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Mahaballipuram 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 Mahaballipuram?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Mahaballipuram is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Mahaballipuram?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Mahaballipuram. The next good one is Kovalam, which is 366.1km (227.4miles) away from Mahaballipuram. Click here to check out more information on Kovalam and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Pottuvil Point, which is roughly 412.6km (256.2miles) away from Mahaballipuram.

Are there beaches near Mahaballipuram?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches near to Mahaballipuram. The nearest one is Mamallapuram Beach, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Mahaballipuram. Another good beach near Mahaballipuram is Mahabalipuram Beach, which is roughly 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Mahaballipuram?

The average water temperature at Mahaballipuram is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Mahaballipuram. 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 at Mahaballipuram can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mahaballipuram?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Mahaballipuram are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mahaballipuram: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mahaballipuram...

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