Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Phuket, Thailand
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Phuket...
Phuket is a beach in Thailand.
The water temperature around Phuket is close to steady year round.
The temperature ranges from 27.6°C (81.6°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Phuket 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 Phuket?
The current water temperature in the month of March at Phuket is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Phuket. A spot that might be worth checking out is Asu, which is almost 494.4km (307.1miles) away from Phuket. Click here
to check out more information on Asu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Bawa
, which is ca 498.1km (309.4miles) away from Phuket. Another good surfspot is Bawa
, located 498.1km (309.4miles) from Phuket.
Are there any other nice beaches close by?
No, there are not many beaches close to Phuket. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ko Phi Phi Don
, which is only 33.3km (20.7miles) away from Phuket. Another beautiful beach near Phuket is Ao Nang
, which is roughly 34.3km (21.3miles) away.
What wetsuit is recommended for Phuket?
The average water temperature at Phuket is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°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 Phuket. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Phuket can be particularly strong.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Phuket?
Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Phuket: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Phuket...
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