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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nieuw Nickerie...

Nieuw Nickerie is a coastal city in Suriname. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 13143 people. The water temperature around Nieuw Nickerie is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.2°F) in January up to 28°C (82.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Nieuw Nickerie 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 Nieuw Nickerie?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Nieuw Nickerie is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Nieuw Nickerie. The next good one is Mount Irvine Bay, which is almost 445.3km (276.6miles) away from Nieuw Nickerie. Click here to check out more information on Mount Irvine Bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing South Point, which is roughly 519.4km (322.6miles) away from Nieuw Nickerie. Another good surfspot is South Point, located ca 519.4km (322.6miles) from Nieuw Nickerie.

Are there beaches located close to Nieuw Nickerie?

No, not many beaches are located close to Nieuw Nickerie. A beach that might be worth checking out is Mayaro Bay, which is almost 402.1km (249.7miles) away from Nieuw Nickerie. If you have some extra time, you can also try Toco, which is ca 431.5km (268miles) away from Nieuw Nickerie.

What wetsuit do I need for Nieuw Nickerie?

The average water temperature around Nieuw Nickerie is very warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little variations during the year. That is why a wetsuit is often not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Nieuw Nickerie, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during August, September, and October. However, it is recommended to carry sun protection, as the sun radiation around Nieuw Nickerie is very intense year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nieuw Nickerie?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Nieuw Nickerie are mostly very warm, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (73-82°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Nieuw Nickerie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nieuw Nickerie...

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