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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Main Point, Sri Lanka

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Main Point...

Main Point is a surf spot in Sri Lanka. The water temperature around Main Point has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.8°F) in August up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Main Point 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 Main Point?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Main Point is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Main Point. The nearest one is Hikkaduwa, which is just 0.6km (0.3miles) away from Main Point. Click here to check out more information on Hikkaduwa and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Main Point is Bennys, which is 1.6km (1miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches near to Main Point. The nearest one is Hikkaduwa, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Main Point. Another beach near Main Point is Hikkaduwa, which is roughly 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Main Point?

The average water temperature at Main Point is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Main Point. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Main Point can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Main Point?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters at Main Point are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Main Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Main Point...

Do you know what the the city Gray in the United States, the city Cellarengo in the Italy, and the city Finspang in the Sweden have in common with Main Point? Click on the links to find out...