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

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

Mamallapuram is a coastal city in India. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 12415 people. The water temperature around Mamallapuram has low variability 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 Mamallapuram 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 Mamallapuram?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Mamallapuram is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Mamallapuram. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mahaballipuram, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Mamallapuram. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mahaballipuram and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Pottuvil Point, which is approximately 412.7km (256.3miles) away from Mamallapuram. Another fun surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located 412.7km (256.3miles) from Mamallapuram.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Mamallapuram. The nearest one is Mamallapuram Beach, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Mamallapuram. Another nice beach near Mamallapuram is Mahabalipuram Beach, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mamallapuram?

The average water temperature around Mamallapuram is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Mamallapuram. 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 around Mamallapuram can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mamallapuram?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Mamallapuram are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mamallapuram: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mamallapuram...

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