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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Samal Island, Philippines

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Samal Island...

Samal Island is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Samal Island has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.8°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Samal Island 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 at Samal Island?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Samal Island is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to Samal Island?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Samal Island. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tandag, which is almost 139.8km (86.8miles) away from Samal Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Daku Island, which is roughly 185.1km (115miles) away from Samal Island. Another surfspot is Daku Island, located approximately 185.1km (115miles) from Samal Island.

Are there any other nice beaches near Samal Island?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Samal Island. The nearest one is Samal Island, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Samal Island. Another nice beach near Samal Island is Samal, which is roughly 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Samal Island?

The average water temperature at Samal Island is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Samal Island. Nevertheless, 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 Samal Island can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Samal Island?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Samal Island are nearly almost 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 Samal Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Samal Island...

Do you know what the the city Yucaipa in the United States, the city Bigolino in the Italy, and the city Castello del Matese in the Italy have in common with Samal Island? Click on the links to find out...