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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pangkor Island, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pangkor Island...

Pangkor Island is a beach in Malaysia. The water temperature around Pangkor Island is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 28.5°C (83.3°F) in January up to 30.5°C (86.9°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 30°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Pangkor Island 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 Pangkor Island?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Pangkor Island is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Pangkor Island. The next good one is Rockstar, which is more than 311.5km (193.5miles) away from Pangkor Island. Click here to check out more information on Rockstar and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Asu, which is ca 321.8km (199.9miles) away from Pangkor Island. Another surfspot is Asu, located ca 321.8km (199.9miles) from Pangkor Island.

Are there any other beaches located close to Pangkor Island?

Yes, there are several nice beaches near to Pangkor Island. The closest one is Telok Cempedak Beach, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Pangkor Island. Another good beach near Pangkor Island is Batu Ferringhi, which is approximately 88.7km (55.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Pangkor Island?

The average water temperature at Pangkor Island is extremely warm, around 30°C (85°F), with very little variations 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 at Pangkor Island. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Pangkor Island can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pangkor Island?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pangkor Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pangkor Island...

Do you know what the the city Dronten in the Netherlands, the city Grange-over-Sands in the United Kingdom, and the city Makakilo City in the United States have in common with Pangkor Island? Click on the links to find out...