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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pongkor, Indonesia

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

Pongkor is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Pongkor is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.7°F) in July up to 30.7°C (87.3°F) in the month of December, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Pongkor 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 near Pongkor?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Pongkor is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Pongkor. A good spot nearby is Nihiwatu, which is 101.1km (62.8miles) away from Pongkor. Click here to check out more information on Nihiwatu and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Periscope Point, which is roughly 137.8km (85.6miles) away from Pongkor. Another surfspot is Periscope Point, located 137.8km (85.6miles) from Pongkor.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Pongkor. A good beach nearby is Flores, which is 47.4km (29.4miles) away from Pongkor. Another gorgeous beach near Pongkor is Pink Beach, which is ca 59.8km (37.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Pongkor?

The average sea temperature around Pongkor is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Pongkor. 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 around Pongkor can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Pongkor?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters around Pongkor are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pongkor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pongkor...

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