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

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

Pulau Sibu is an island in Malaysia. It is located in the Johor island group. The water temperature around Pulau Sibu varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in February up to 30.3°C (86.6°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph 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 Sibu 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 Sibu?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Pulau Sibu is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Pulau Sibu. A spot that might be worth checking out is Icelands, which is 428.1km (265.9miles) away from Pulau Sibu. Click here for directions and for more information on Icelands and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Nias, which is 431.8km (268.2miles) away from Pulau Sibu. Another good surfspot is Nias, located ca 431.8km (268.2miles) from Pulau Sibu.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Pulau Sibu. A beach that might be worth checking out is Tioman Island, which is 40.3km (25miles) away from Pulau Sibu. Another good beach near Pulau Sibu is Changi Beach Park, ca 62.1km (38.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Pulau Sibu?

The water temperature around Pulau Sibu is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°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 diving around Pulau Sibu. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 25°C (77°F). During this season, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a rashguard or thin top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pulau Sibu?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during January, February, and March. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during spring when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pulau Sibu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pulau Sibu...

Do you know what the the city Culubasa in the Philippines, the city Altavilla Vicentina in the Italy, and the city Jemgum in the Germany have in common with Pulau Sibu? Click on the links to find out...