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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Melanesia

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

Melanesia is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Melanesia is steady year round. The temperature ranges from 28.3°C (82.9°F) in October up to 30.3°C (86.5°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Melanesia is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Melanesia?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Melanesia is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Melanesia. The closest decent spot is Efate-Pango Point, which is almost 996.6km (619miles) away from Melanesia. Click here for more information on Efate-Pango Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Farnborough, which is ca 1162km (721.8miles) away from Melanesia. Another surfspot is Farnborough, located roughly 1162km (721.8miles) from Melanesia.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Melanesia. The next good beach is Holtekamp Beach, which is almost 1215.7km (755.1miles) away from Melanesia. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Aranuka, roughly 1219.6km (757.5miles) away from Melanesia.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Melanesia?

The average sea temperature at Melanesia is extremely warm, around 29°C (85°F), with no significant variations 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 at Melanesia. 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 at Melanesia can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Melanesia?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Melanesia are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Melanesia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Melanesia...

Do you know what the the city Arena in Italy, the geo Cornaglia Seamount , and the city Fornase in Italy have in common with Melanesia? Click on the links to find out...