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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nias, Indonesia

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

Nias is a surf spot in Indonesia. The water temperature around Nias is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 29.2°C (84.6°F) in January up to 29.4°C (84.9°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Nias is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Nias?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Nias is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Nias. A spot, which is not too far away, is Rockstar, which is only 52.9km (32.9miles) away from Nias. Click here for directions and for more information on Rockstar and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Nias is Lagundri, which is 56.8km (35.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Nias. A good beach nearby is Teluk Dalam, which is only 54.6km (33.9miles) away from Nias. Another beach near Nias is South Nias, which is roughly 61.2km (38miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Nias?

The average sea temperature at Nias is extremely warm, around 29°C (85°F), with only little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Nias. 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 Nias can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Nias?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nias: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nias...

Do you know what the the city Hinundayan in the Philippines, the city Ferrol in the Philippines, and Gorontalo Basin have in common with Nias? Click on the links to find out...