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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nias Basin

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

Nias Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Nias Basin is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 28.1°C (82.5°F) in September up to 29.4°C (84.9°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Nias 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 Nias Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Nias Basin is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Nias Basin?

There are not many surf spots close to Nias Basin. The closest decent spot is Rockstar, which is just 37.6km (29.1miles) away from Nias Basin. Click here for more information on Rockstar and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Nias Basin are Lagundri, which is ca 46.9km (29.1miles) away, and Hinako Islands, located approximately 63.1km (39.2miles) from Nias Basin.

Are there beaches near Nias Basin?

There are not too many beaches close to Nias Basin. The closest decent beach is South Nias, which is 35.4km (22miles) away from Nias Basin. Another beautiful beach near Nias Basin is Teluk Dalam, ca 39.4km (24.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Nias Basin?

The average sea temperature at Nias Basin is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little variations during 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 at Nias Basin. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Nias Basin can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Nias Basin?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Nias Basin are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nias Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nias Basin...

Do you know what the the city Didouche Mourad in Algeria, the geo Mahi Mahi Fracture Zone , and the city Case Campoli-Panetta in Italy have in common with Nias Basin? Click on the links to find out...