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

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

Samal is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Samal is constant during 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Samal 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?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Samal is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Samal. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tandag, which is 143.1km (88.9miles) away from Samal. Click here to check out more information on Tandag and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Daku Island, which is approximately 188.6km (117.1miles) away from Samal. Another fun surfspot is Daku Island, located roughly 188.6km (117.1miles) from Samal.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Samal. The nearest one is Malipano Island, which is 3km (1.9miles) away from Samal. Another nice beach near Samal is Samal Island, which is approximately 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Samal?

The average sea temperature at Samal is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Samal. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Samal can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Samal?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters at Samal are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Samal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Samal...

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