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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Parsons Shoal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Parsons Shoal...

Parsons Shoal is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Parsons Shoal is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.6°F) in March up to 30.1°C (86.2°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 Parsons Shoal 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 Parsons Shoal?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Parsons Shoal is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Parsons Shoal. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pasauran, which is 827.7km (514.1miles) away from Parsons Shoal. Click here to check out more information on Pasauran and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Puncher, which is approximately 844.5km (524.5miles) away from Parsons Shoal. Another fun surfspot is Puncher, located roughly 844.5km (524.5miles) from Parsons Shoal.

Are there beaches located close to Parsons Shoal?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Parsons Shoal. A beach that might be worth checking out is Tanjong Lobang Beach, which is more than 121.6km (75.5miles) away from Parsons Shoal. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Meragang Beach, roughly 205.6km (127.7miles) away from Parsons Shoal.

What wetsuit is needed for Parsons Shoal?

The average water temperature at Parsons Shoal is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Parsons Shoal. Nevertheless, 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 Parsons Shoal can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Parsons Shoal?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Parsons Shoal are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Parsons Shoal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Parsons Shoal...

Do you know what the the city Naples Park in the United States, the geo Amatignak Canyon , and the city Paka in the Malaysia have in common with Parsons Shoal? Click on the links to find out...