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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ratnagiri, India

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

Ratnagiri is a coastal city in India. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 75986 people. The water temperature around Ratnagiri is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in December up to 29.8°C (85.7°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 Ratnagiri 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 Ratnagiri?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Ratnagiri is approximately:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close to Ratnagiri?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Ratnagiri. The closest decent spot is Mahaballipuram, which is more than 554.2km (344.2miles) away from Ratnagiri. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mahaballipuram and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Meeru Reef, which is approximately 866.8km (538.4miles) away from Ratnagiri. Another surfspot is Meeru Reef, located 866.8km (538.4miles) from Ratnagiri.

Are there beaches near Ratnagiri?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches close to Ratnagiri. The closest one is Bhatye Beach, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Ratnagiri. Another good beach near Ratnagiri is Dhokamle Beach, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Ratnagiri?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ratnagiri?

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

Directions to Ratnagiri: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ratnagiri...

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