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

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

Rate is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Rate is almost steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in January up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of November, 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 fall, since Rate 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 Rate?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Rate is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near Rate?

There are not too many surf spots close to Rate. A spot that might be worth checking out is Periscope Point, which is just 20.9km (13.5miles) away from Rate. Click here for directions and for more information on Periscope Point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rate are Periscopes, which is approximately 21.7km (13.5miles) away, and Lakey Peak, located 23.1km (14.4miles) from Rate.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Rate. A good beach nearby is Sumbawa, which is only 41.3km (25.6miles) away from Rate. Another beautiful beach near Rate is Komodo Island, roughly 60.6km (37.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Rate?

The average water temperature around Rate is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Rate. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Rate can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rate?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Rate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rate...

Do you know what the the city Cuauhtamingo in Mexico, the city Mormanno in Italy, and the city Cepu in Indonesia have in common with Rate? Click on the links to find out...