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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ponso, Philippines

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

Ponso is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4574 people. The water temperature around Ponso changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 24.3°C (75.8°F) in January up to 30.1°C (86.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Ponso 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 Ponso?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Ponso is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Ponso. The closest decent spot is Pururan Bay, which is almost 65.3km (40.6miles) away from Ponso. Click here to check out more information on Pururan Bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Baler, which is ca 213.9km (132.9miles) away from Ponso. Another good surfspot is Baler, located ca 213.9km (132.9miles) from Ponso.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Ponso. The nearest one is Albay, which is 7.9km (4.9miles) away from Ponso. Another good beach near Ponso is Coral Island, which is ca 17.3km (10.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ponso?

The water temperature around Ponso is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 24°C (76°F). During this time, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ponso?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F) during December, January, and February. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during April, May, and June when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ponso: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ponso...

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