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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Miri, Malaysia

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

Miri is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 228212 people. The water temperature around Miri is steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.7°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Miri 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 Miri?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Miri is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Miri. A good spot nearby is Pundakit, which is more than 830.6km (515.9miles) away from Miri. Click here for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out High 5 Lahar, which is approximately 839km (521.1miles) away from Miri. Another fun surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 839km (521.1miles) from Miri.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Miri. A good beach nearby is Tanjong Lobang Beach, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Miri. Another beautiful beach near Miri is Meragang Beach, ca 82.1km (51miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Miri?

The average water temperature around Miri is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Miri. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Miri can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Miri?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Miri: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Miri...

Do you know what the the city Civitella San Paolo in Italy, the city Rocca di Botte in Italy, and the city Banjar Delodsetra in Indonesia have in common with Miri? Click on the links to find out...