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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Malacca, Malaysia

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

Malacca is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a rather medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 180671 people. The water temperature around Malacca is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.6°C (81.7°F) in January up to 30.6°C (87°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Malacca 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 Malacca?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Malacca is ca:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Malacca. The next good one is Nias, which is more than 316.5km (196.6miles) away from Malacca. Click here for more information on Nias and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Lagundri, which is ca 331.4km (205.9miles) away from Malacca. Another surfspot is Lagundri, located approximately 331.4km (205.9miles) from Malacca.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Malacca. A beach, which is not too far away, is Port Dickson, which is almost 38.1km (23.6miles) away from Malacca. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Kukup Beach, approximately 102.7km (63.8miles) away from Malacca.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Malacca?

The average sea temperature around Malacca is extremely warm, around 29°C (85°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. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Malacca. 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 around Malacca can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Malacca?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Malacca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Malacca...

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