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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Papar, Malaysia

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

Papar is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 19278 people. The water temperature around Papar has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in January up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Papar 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 Papar?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Papar is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Papar?

Not many surf spots are located close to Papar. The closest decent spot is Pundakit, which is 691.8km (429.7miles) away from Papar. Click here for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing High 5 Lahar, which is roughly 700.7km (435.2miles) away from Papar. Another surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located 700.7km (435.2miles) from Papar.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Papar?

There are not too many beaches near to Papar. The closest decent beach is Muara beach, which is 76.1km (47.3miles) away from Papar. Another beautiful beach near Papar is Muara Beach, ca 76.1km (47.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Papar?

The average sea temperature around Papar 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 sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Papar. However, 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 Papar can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Papar?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Papar are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Papar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Papar...

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