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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Phetchaburi, Thailand

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

Phetchaburi is a coastal city in Thailand. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 46601 people. The water temperature around Phetchaburi varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in January up to 30.7°C (87.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Phetchaburi 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 Phetchaburi?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Phetchaburi is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Phetchaburi. The closest decent spot is Asu, which is 865.1km (537.3miles) away from Phetchaburi. Click here for directions and for more information on Asu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Bawa, which is roughly 868.6km (539.5miles) away from Phetchaburi. Another surfspot is Bawa, located roughly 868.6km (539.5miles) from Phetchaburi.

Are there beaches close to Phetchaburi?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Phetchaburi. The closest decent one is Pattaya, which is almost 64.1km (39.8miles) away from Phetchaburi. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Haad Rin, roughly 237.5km (147.5miles) away from Phetchaburi.

What wetsuit is needed for Phetchaburi?

The water temperature around Phetchaburi is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Phetchaburi. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 26°C (78°F). During these months, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Phetchaburi?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during December, January, and February. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Phetchaburi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Phetchaburi...

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