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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pondicherry Beach, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pondicherry Beach...

Pondicherry Beach is a beach in India. The water temperature around Pondicherry Beach has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Pondicherry Beach 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 Pondicherry Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Pondicherry Beach is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Pondicherry Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Mahaballipuram, which is 120.1km (74.6miles) away from Pondicherry Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mahaballipuram and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Pottuvil Point, which is roughly 310.8km (193.1miles) away from Pondicherry Beach. Another good surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located approximately 310.8km (193.1miles) from Pondicherry Beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches located close to Pondicherry Beach?

Yes, there are several nice beaches in close proximity to Pondicherry Beach. The nearest one is Karaikal Beach, which is just 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Pondicherry Beach. Another nice beach near Pondicherry Beach is Nagapattinam Beach, which is roughly 8.9km (5.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Pondicherry Beach?

The average water temperature at Pondicherry Beach is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little changes during 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 Pondicherry Beach. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Pondicherry Beach can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pondicherry Beach?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Pondicherry Beach are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pondicherry Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pondicherry Beach...

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