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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Benito, Philippines

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Benito...

San Benito is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2549 people. The water temperature around San Benito has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80.1°F) in November up to 31.4°C (88.5°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since San Benito 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 San Benito?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to San Benito is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to San Benito. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pundakit, which is 24.8km (16.6miles) away from San Benito. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pundakit and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near San Benito are Crystal Beach Break, which is 26.7km (16.6miles) away, and High 5 Lahar, located ca 28.7km (17.8miles) from San Benito.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches in close proximity to San Benito. The closest one is Olongapo, which is only 9.6km (5.9miles) away from San Benito. Another gorgeous beach near San Benito is Barrio Barretto Beach, which is approximately 11.2km (7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for San Benito?

The average water temperature around San Benito is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around San Benito. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Benito can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near San Benito?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (79-88°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Benito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Benito...

Do you know what the the city Brisas Barra de Suchiate in Mexico, the island Stall Hill in United States, and the city Ovacik in Turkey have in common with San Benito? Click on the links to find out...