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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Matiao, Philippines

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

Matiao is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2814 people. The water temperature around Matiao is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.9°C (82.2°F) in February up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Matiao 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 Matiao?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Matiao is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Matiao. The closest decent spot is Tandag, which is more than 138.5km (86miles) away from Matiao. Click here for directions and for more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Daku Island, which is approximately 184.7km (114.7miles) away from Matiao. Another fun surfspot is Daku Island, located approximately 184.7km (114.7miles) from Matiao.

Are there beaches located close to Matiao?

Yes, there are several nice beaches near to Matiao. The closest one is Samal, which is only 14.1km (8.8miles) away from Matiao. Another beautiful beach near Matiao is Samal Island, which is roughly 15km (9.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Matiao?

The average water temperature around Matiao is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little variations throughout 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 Matiao. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Matiao can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Matiao?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Matiao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Matiao...

Do you know what the the city Maxent in France, the city Rybatskoye in Russia, and Jackson Atoll have in common with Matiao? Click on the links to find out...