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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palawan, Philippines

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

Palawan is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Palawan is close to constant year round. The temperature ranges from 26.4°C (79.6°F) in January up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Palawan 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 Palawan?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Palawan is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Palawan. A good spot nearby is Pundakit, which is almost 362km (224.9miles) away from Palawan. Click here to check out more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try High 5 Lahar, which is approximately 371.6km (230.8miles) away from Palawan. Another good surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located ca 371.6km (230.8miles) from Palawan.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Palawan. The closest one is Snake Island, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Palawan. Another nice beach near Palawan is Honda Bay, which is ca 8.3km (5.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Palawan?

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

How is the diving and fishing close to Palawan?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palawan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Palawan...

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