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

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

Palama is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Palama has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in January up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Palama 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 near Palama?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Palama is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Palama. A spot, which is not too far away, is Periscope Point, which is roughly 24.1km (15.4miles) away from Palama. Click here to check out more information on Periscope Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Palama are Periscopes, which is ca 24.8km (15.4miles) away, and Lakey Peak, located roughly 26.6km (16.5miles) from Palama.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Palama. The next good one is Sumbawa, which is 40.7km (25.3miles) away from Palama. Another good beach near Palama is Komodo Island, which is 62.2km (38.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Palama?

The average sea temperature around Palama is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Palama. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Palama can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Palama?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Palama are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palama: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Palama...

Do you know what the the city Hamlyn Heights in Australia, the city Mambolo in Sierra Leone, and the city Anao in Philippines have in common with Palama? Click on the links to find out...