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

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

Nias Island is a beach in Indonesia. The water temperature around Nias Island has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 28.1°C (82.5°F) in September up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of October, 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 , since Nias Island 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 Nias Island?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Nias Island is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Nias Island. The closest decent spot is Asu, which is just 22.2km (14.1miles) away from Nias Island. Click here to check out more information on Asu and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Nias Island are Hinako Islands, which is roughly 22.7km (14.1miles) away, and Bawa, located roughly 24.9km (15.4miles) from Nias Island.

Are there any other white sand beaches located close to Nias Island?

There are not many beaches close to Nias Island. The closest decent beach is South Nias, which is 35.7km (22.1miles) away from Nias Island. Another good beach near Nias Island is Teluk Dalam, approximately 42km (26.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Nias Island?

The average sea temperature at Nias Island 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 temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Nias Island. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Nias Island can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Nias Island?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Nias Island are nearly almost 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 Nias Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Nias Island...

Do you know what the the city Ringstedt in Germany, the city Simpang in Indonesia, and the city Extremoz in Brazil have in common with Nias Island? Click on the links to find out...