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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mount Lavinia...

Mount Lavinia is a beach in Sri Lanka. The water temperature around Mount Lavinia is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in July up to 29.3°C (84.8°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 Mount Lavinia 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 at Mount Lavinia?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Mount Lavinia is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Mount Lavinia. A good spot nearby is Bennys, which is roughly 51km (32.3miles) away from Mount Lavinia. Click here for directions and for more information on Bennys and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Mount Lavinia are Hikkaduwa, which is ca 52km (32.3miles) away, and Main Point, located roughly 52.5km (32.6miles) from Mount Lavinia.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Mount Lavinia. The closest one is Mount Lavinia, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Mount Lavinia. Another beautiful beach near Mount Lavinia is Kalutara, which is 19km (11.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Mount Lavinia?

The average water temperature at Mount Lavinia is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant 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 at Mount Lavinia. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Mount Lavinia can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mount Lavinia?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mount Lavinia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mount Lavinia...

Do you know what the the city Falani in Greece, the city Songkar B in Indonesia, and the city Arabi in United States have in common with Mount Lavinia? Click on the links to find out...