Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ongkharak, Thailand
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ongkharak...
Ongkharak is a coastal city in Thailand.
The water temperature around Ongkharak varies slightly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 25.2°C (77.4°F) in January up to 31.7°C (89.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Ongkharak 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 Ongkharak?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Ongkharak is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Ongkharak. A good spot nearby is Asu, which is almost 950.3km (590.2miles) away from Ongkharak. Click here
for directions and for more information on Asu and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Bawa
, which is approximately 953.7km (592.4miles) away from Ongkharak. Another fun surfspot is Bawa
, located approximately 953.7km (592.4miles) from Ongkharak.
Are there nice beaches close by?
No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Ongkharak. The closest decent one is Pattaya
, which is 82.9km (51.5miles) away from Ongkharak. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Sihanoukville Beaches
, approximately 296km (183.9miles) away from Ongkharak.
What wetsuit is needed for Ongkharak?
The water temperature around Ongkharak is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ongkharak. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to 25°C (77°F). In this season, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a rashguard or thin top.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ongkharak?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during December, January, and February. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during April, May, and June when sea temperatures go up to 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Ongkharak: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Ongkharak...
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