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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pulau Besar, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pulau Besar...

Pulau Besar is an island in Malaysia. It is one of the islands of the Malacca island group. The water temperature around Pulau Besar varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Pulau Besar 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 Pulau Besar?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Pulau Besar is ca:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Pulau Besar. A spot, which is not too far away, is Nias, which is more than 431.8km (268.2miles) away from Pulau Besar. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nias and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Telescopes, which is roughly 436.8km (271.3miles) away from Pulau Besar. Another surfspot is Telescopes, located ca 436.8km (271.3miles) from Pulau Besar.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Pulau Besar. One beach, which is not too far away, is Tioman Island, which is just 27.6km (17.1miles) away from Pulau Besar. Another fun beach near Pulau Besar is Tanjung Batu Beach, which is 64.6km (40.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Pulau Besar?

The sea temperature around Pulau Besar 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Pulau Besar. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 25°C (77°F). During these months, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top.

How is the diving and fishing near Pulau Besar?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during winter. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during spring when water temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pulau Besar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pulau Besar...

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