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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Periscope Point, Indonesia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Periscope Point...

Periscope Point is a surf spot in Indonesia. The water temperature around Periscope Point is nearly steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.8°F) in June up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Periscope Point 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 at Periscope Point?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Periscope Point is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Periscope Point?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Periscope Point. The nearest one is Periscopes, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Periscope Point. Click here for directions and for more information on Periscopes and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Periscope Point is Lakey Peak, which is roughly 3.2km (2miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Periscope Point. One beach, which is not too far away, is Sumbawa, which is only 31.3km (19.5miles) away from Periscope Point. Another beautiful beach near Periscope Point is Komodo Island, which is ca 74.3km (46.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Periscope Point?

The average water temperature at Periscope Point is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes throughout 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 Periscope Point. However, 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 Periscope Point can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Periscope Point?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters 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 Periscope Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Periscope Point...

Do you know what the the city Shuyuan in China, the city East Perth in Australia, and the city Rathjensdorf in Germany have in common with Periscope Point? Click on the links to find out...