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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Riddells Reef

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

Riddells Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Riddells Reef is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.9°C (82.2°F) in February up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Riddells 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 Riddells Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Riddells Reef is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Riddells Reef. A good spot nearby is Tandag, which is almost 570.6km (354.4miles) away from Riddells Reef. Click here for directions and for more information on Tandag and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Daku Island, which is 594.9km (369.5miles) away from Riddells Reef. Another fun surfspot is Daku Island, located ca 594.9km (369.5miles) from Riddells Reef.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Riddells Reef?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Riddells Reef. The next good one is Mabul Island, which is 44km (27.3miles) away from Riddells Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also visit White Beach, ca 242.8km (150.8miles) away from Riddells Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Riddells Reef?

The average sea temperature at Riddells Reef is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Riddells Reef. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Riddells Reef can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Riddells Reef?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Riddells Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Riddells Reef...

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