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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nishi Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nishi Reef...

Nishi Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Nishi Reef varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in March up to 27.3°C (81.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Nishi Reef 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 Nishi Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Nishi Reef is approximately:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Nishi Reef. A spot, which is not too far away, is Jeju Island, which is 131.4km (81.6miles) away from Nishi Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jeju Island and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Busan, which is approximately 163.4km (101.5miles) away from Nishi Reef. Another good surfspot is Busan, located approximately 163.4km (101.5miles) from Nishi Reef.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Nishi Reef. A good beach nearby is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 163.5km (101.5miles) away from Nishi Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also try Fulong Beach, which is approximately 683.2km (424.4miles) away from Nishi Reef.

What wetsuit is recommended for Nishi Reef?

The water temperature at Nishi Reef is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Nishi Reef. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nishi Reef?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Nishi Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nishi Reef...

Do you know what the the city Barbiano in Italy, the city Alacaygan in Philippines, and Rio Guayo Carr 512 have in common with Nishi Reef? Click on the links to find out...