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

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

Samar is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Samar is almost constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Samar 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 Samar?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Samar is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Samar. The closest decent spot is Llorente, which is roughly 50km (53.9miles) away from Samar. Click here for more information on Llorente and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Samar are Calicoan Island, which is ca 86.8km (53.9miles) away, and Pururan Bay, located roughly 129km (80.1miles) from Samar.

Are there any other nice beaches located close to Samar?

Yes, there are several beautiful beaches near to Samar. The nearest one is Catbalogan, which is 14.7km (9.1miles) away from Samar. Another fun beach near Samar is Bagatao Island, which is approximately 22.9km (14.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Samar?

The average water temperature at Samar is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with very little variations 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 Samar. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Samar can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Samar?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Samar are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Samar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Samar...

Do you know what the the city Kombandaru in Indonesia, the city Gaoshan in China, and the city Karlshagen in Germany have in common with Samar? Click on the links to find out...