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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palma Gil, Philippines

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Palma Gil...

Palma Gil is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 4894 people. The water temperature around Palma Gil is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 28°C (82.3°F) in April up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Palma Gil 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 Palma Gil?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Palma Gil is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Palma Gil. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tandag, which is almost 105.9km (65.8miles) away from Palma Gil. Click here to check out more information on Tandag and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Daku Island, which is 149.9km (93.1miles) away from Palma Gil. Another good surfspot is Daku Island, located 149.9km (93.1miles) from Palma Gil.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Palma Gil. One beach, which is not too far away, is Davao del Norte, which is only 5.8km (3.6miles) away from Palma Gil. Another gorgeous beach near Palma Gil is Samal Island, which is ca 37.7km (23.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Palma Gil?

The average water temperature around Palma Gil is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Palma Gil. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Palma Gil can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Palma Gil?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palma Gil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Palma Gil...

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