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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Richmond Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Richmond Reef...

Richmond Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Richmond Reef has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.7°F) in December up to 30.9°C (87.6°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Richmond Reef 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 Richmond Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Richmond Reef is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near Richmond Reef?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Richmond Reef. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pundakit, which is almost 837.9km (520.4miles) away from Richmond Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing High 5 Lahar, which is roughly 845.6km (525.2miles) away from Richmond Reef. Another good surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 845.6km (525.2miles) from Richmond Reef.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Richmond Reef. A good beach nearby is Tanjong Lobang Beach, which is more than 99.3km (61.7miles) away from Richmond Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also try Meragang Beach, which is approximately 159km (98.7miles) away from Richmond Reef.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Richmond Reef?

The average water temperature at Richmond Reef is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Richmond Reef. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Richmond Reef can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Richmond Reef?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (79-88°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Richmond Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Richmond Reef...

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