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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Melanesian Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Melanesian Basin...

Melanesian Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Melanesian Basin has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 28.2°C (82.7°F) in April up to 30.6°C (87.1°F) in the month of December, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 30°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Melanesian Basin 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 Melanesian Basin?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Melanesian Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Efate-Pango Point, which is almost 1334.6km (828.9miles) away from Melanesian Basin. Click here for directions and for more information on Efate-Pango Point and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Umatac Bay, which is 1407.3km (874.1miles) away from Melanesian Basin. Another fun surfspot is Umatac Bay, located 1407.3km (874.1miles) from Melanesian Basin.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Melanesian Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Aranuka, which is 901.5km (559.9miles) away from Melanesian Basin. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Holtekamp Beach, 1379.5km (856.8miles) away from Melanesian Basin.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Melanesian Basin?

The average sea temperature at Melanesian Basin is extremely warm, around 30°C (85°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Melanesian Basin. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Melanesian Basin can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Melanesian Basin?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Melanesian Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Melanesian Basin...

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