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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Morotai Basin

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

Morotai Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Morotai Basin has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.7°C (81.8°F) in August up to 30.1°C (86.1°F) in the month of December, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Morotai 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 Morotai Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Morotai Basin is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Morotai Basin?

Not many surf spots are located close to Morotai Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tandag, which is 437.3km (271.6miles) away from Morotai Basin. Click here for directions and for more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try G1, which is roughly 483.9km (300.5miles) away from Morotai Basin. Another surfspot is G1, located ca 483.9km (300.5miles) from Morotai Basin.

Are there white sand beaches near Morotai Basin?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Morotai Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Sulamadaha Beach, which is 154.7km (96.1miles) away from Morotai Basin. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Sarangani Island, ca 242.2km (150.4miles) away from Morotai Basin.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Morotai Basin?

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

How is the diving and fishing close to Morotai Basin?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Morotai Basin are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Morotai Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Morotai Basin...

Do you know what the the city The Basin in Australia, the city Salvaleon de Higuey in Dominican Republic, and the city Bryn Athyn in United States have in common with Morotai Basin? Click on the links to find out...