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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Phanat Nikhom, Thailand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Phanat Nikhom...

Phanat Nikhom is a coastal city in Thailand. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 21924 people. The water temperature around Phanat Nikhom varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 25.2°C (77.4°F) in January up to 31.7°C (89.1°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Phanat Nikhom 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 Phanat Nikhom?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Phanat Nikhom is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Phanat Nikhom?

Not many surf spots are located close to Phanat Nikhom. A good spot nearby is Asu, which is 909km (564.6miles) away from Phanat Nikhom. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Asu and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Bawa, which is 912.3km (566.7miles) away from Phanat Nikhom. Another surfspot is Bawa, located approximately 912.3km (566.7miles) from Phanat Nikhom.

Are there beaches near Phanat Nikhom?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Phanat Nikhom. A good beach nearby is Pattaya, which is 41.4km (25.7miles) away from Phanat Nikhom. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Sihanoukville Beaches, approximately 251.4km (156.2miles) away from Phanat Nikhom.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Phanat Nikhom?

The sea temperature around Phanat Nikhom is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Phanat Nikhom. However, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 25°C (77°F). During these months, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a rashguard or thin top.

How is the diving and fishing close to Phanat Nikhom?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during winter. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during spring when water temperatures go up to 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Phanat Nikhom: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Phanat Nikhom...

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