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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pentecost, Vanuatu

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

Pentecost is an island in Vanuatu. It is located in the Pacific Ocean island group. The water temperature around Pentecost varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.5°C (76.1°F) in August up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Pentecost is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Pentecost?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Pentecost is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to Pentecost?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Pentecost. The closest decent spot is Efate-Pango Point, which is almost 142km (88.2miles) away from Pentecost. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Efate-Pango Point and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Wilkes Passage, which is 609.1km (378.3miles) away from Pentecost. Another surfspot is Wilkes Passage, located 609.1km (378.3miles) from Pentecost.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Pentecost. A beach, which is not too far away, is Aranuka, which is more than 1162.9km (722.3miles) away from Pentecost. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ninety Mile Beach, 1339.5km (832miles) away from Pentecost.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Pentecost?

The water temperature around Pentecost is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pentecost. However, during late summer, water temperatures come down to nearly 25°C (76°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pentecost?

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 summer. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during spring when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pentecost: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pentecost...

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