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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Panadura, Sri Lanka

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

Panadura is a coastal city in Sri Lanka. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 33735 people. The water temperature around Panadura changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in July up to 29.8°C (85.7°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Panadura 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 Panadura?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Panadura is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Panadura. The closest decent spot is Bennys, which is just 41.9km (26.7miles) away from Panadura. Click here for more information on Bennys and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Panadura are Hikkaduwa, which is approximately 42.9km (26.7miles) away, and Main Point, located roughly 43.4km (27miles) from Panadura.

Are there beaches located close to Panadura?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches close to Panadura. The nearest one is Mount Lavinia, which is 9.1km (5.6miles) away from Panadura. Another gorgeous beach near Panadura is Mount Lavinia, which is ca 9.1km (5.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Panadura?

The average water temperature around Panadura is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Panadura. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Panadura can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Panadura?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Panadura are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Panadura: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Panadura...

Do you know what the the city San Blas Atempa in Mexico, the city Maromme in France, and the city Nehmten in Germany have in common with Panadura? Click on the links to find out...