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

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

Pekan is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 31826 people. The water temperature around Pekan varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in February up to 30.4°C (86.8°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Pekan 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 Pekan?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Pekan is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close to Pekan?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Pekan. The closest decent spot is Rockstar, which is almost 430.3km (267.3miles) away from Pekan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rockstar and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Lagundri, which is 440.6km (273.7miles) away from Pekan. Another good surfspot is Lagundri, located 440.6km (273.7miles) from Pekan.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Pekan. The closest decent beach is Tanjung Batu Beach, which is only 19.5km (12.1miles) away from Pekan. Another good beach near Pekan is Cherating Beach, which is ca 44.4km (27.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Pekan?

The water temperature around Pekan is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Pekan. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to nearly 25°C (76°F). During this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pekan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during spring when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pekan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pekan...

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