Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rotuma Reef
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rotuma Reef...
Rotuma Reef is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Rotuma Reef has low variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 27°C (80.6°F) in June up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Rotuma Reef 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 Rotuma Reef?
The current water temperature in the month of September near Rotuma Reef is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Rotuma Reef. The closest decent spot is Miri miri, which is more than 1856.8km (1153.3miles) away from Rotuma Reef. Click here
for directions and for more information on Miri miri and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out faaroa
, which is ca 1864.9km (1158.3miles) away from Rotuma Reef. Another good surfspot is faaroa
, located 1864.9km (1158.3miles) from Rotuma Reef.
Are there white sand beaches close by?
Not too many beaches are located close to Rotuma Reef. One that might be worth checking out is Yanuca
, which is 214.3km (133.1miles) away from Rotuma Reef. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Haapai
, which is 519.2km (322.5miles) away from Rotuma Reef.
What kind of wetsuit do I need for Rotuma Reef?
The average sea temperature at Rotuma Reef is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Rotuma Reef. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Rotuma Reef can be particularly strong.
How is the diving and fishing close to Rotuma Reef?
Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Rotuma Reef: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Rotuma Reef...
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in India, the city Poschendorf
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