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

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

Putiao is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 2303 people. The water temperature around Putiao has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.3°C (75.8°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Putiao 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 Putiao?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Putiao is about:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Putiao. A good spot nearby is Pururan Bay, which is almost 65.3km (40.5miles) away from Putiao. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pururan Bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Calicoan Island, which is roughly 202.8km (126miles) away from Putiao. Another good surfspot is Calicoan Island, located approximately 202.8km (126miles) from Putiao.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Putiao?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Putiao. The nearest one is Puro Beach, which is only 8.7km (5.4miles) away from Putiao. Another fun beach near Putiao is Manito, which is approximately 12.2km (7.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Putiao?

The sea temperature around Putiao is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Putiao. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 24°C (76°F). During this season, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Putiao?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during spring when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Putiao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Putiao...

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