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

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

Potongan is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Potongan is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.7°C (76.5°F) in September up to 28.3°C (82.9°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Potongan 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 Potongan?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Potongan is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Potongan. A good spot nearby is Turtles, which is 98.8km (61.4miles) away from Potongan. Click here to check out more information on Turtles and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Karang Haji, which is 101.6km (63.1miles) away from Potongan. Another surfspot is Karang Haji, located ca 101.6km (63.1miles) from Potongan.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Potongan. A good beach nearby is Santolo Beach, which is 17.8km (11.1miles) away from Potongan. Another gorgeous beach near Potongan is Rancabuaya Beach, which is ca 25.1km (15.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Potongan?

The average sea temperature around Potongan is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Potongan. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Potongan can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Potongan?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Potongan are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Potongan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Potongan...

Do you know what the the city Herzeele in France, the city Bijeli in Indonesia, and the city Monte San Pietrangeli in Italy have in common with Potongan? Click on the links to find out...