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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Manado, Indonesia

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

Manado is a coastal city in Indonesia. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 451893 people. The water temperature around Manado is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in June up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Manado 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 Manado?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Manado is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Manado. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tandag, which is 532.4km (330.7miles) away from Manado. Click here for more information on Tandag and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Daku Island, which is roughly 578km (359miles) away from Manado. Another surfspot is Daku Island, located ca 578km (359miles) from Manado.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Manado. A good beach nearby is Sulamadaha Beach, which is 177.1km (110miles) away from Manado. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Balot Island, ca 273km (169.6miles) away from Manado.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Manado?

The average water temperature around Manado is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Manado. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Manado can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Manado?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters around Manado are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Manado: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Manado...

Do you know what the the city Dunnington in United Kingdom, the city Kemuning in Indonesia, and the city Chaillevette in France have in common with Manado? Click on the links to find out...