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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Perhentian Islands...

Perhentian Islands is a beach in Malaysia. The water temperature around Perhentian Islands has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in February up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Perhentian Islands 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 Perhentian Islands?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Perhentian Islands is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Perhentian Islands. A good spot nearby is Rockstar, which is more than 497.7km (309.1miles) away from Perhentian Islands. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rockstar and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Asu, which is approximately 511.2km (317.5miles) away from Perhentian Islands. Another surfspot is Asu, located ca 511.2km (317.5miles) from Perhentian Islands.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are more beautiful beaches close to Perhentian Islands. The closest one is Lang Tengah Island, which is just 12.3km (7.6miles) away from Perhentian Islands. Another nice beach near Perhentian Islands is Redang Island, which is roughly 19.3km (12miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Perhentian Islands?

The average sea temperature at Perhentian Islands is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Perhentian Islands. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Perhentian Islands can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Perhentian Islands?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost 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 Perhentian Islands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Perhentian Islands...

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