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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Samut Songkhram, Thailand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Samut Songkhram...

Samut Songkhram is a coastal city in Thailand. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 35065 people. The water temperature around Samut Songkhram varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in January up to 31.4°C (88.5°F) in the month of May, 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 late spring, since Samut Songkhram 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 Samut Songkhram?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Samut Songkhram is ca:
31°C (89°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Samut Songkhram. A good spot nearby is Asu, which is more than 886.4km (550.6miles) away from Samut Songkhram. Click here for directions and for more information on Asu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Bawa, which is roughly 889.9km (552.7miles) away from Samut Songkhram. Another surfspot is Bawa, located 889.9km (552.7miles) from Samut Songkhram.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Samut Songkhram. The closest decent one is Pattaya, which is almost 67.8km (42.1miles) away from Samut Songkhram. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Haad Rin, 258.3km (160.5miles) away from Samut Songkhram.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Samut Songkhram?

The sea temperature around Samut Songkhram is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (89°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Samut Songkhram. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 26°C (78°F). During these months, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a rashguard or 1mm top.

How is the diving and fishing near Samut Songkhram?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during December, January, and February. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during spring when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (80-89°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Samut Songkhram: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Samut Songkhram...

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