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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Cristobal, Solomon Islands

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

San Cristobal is an island in the Solomon Islands. It is one of the islands of the Solomon Islands island group. The water temperature around San Cristobal is close to steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.7°C (81.8°F) in March up to 31°C (87.8°F) in the month of December, 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 early winter, since San Cristobal is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near San Cristobal?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around San Cristobal is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to San Cristobal. A spot, which is not too far away, is Efate-Pango Point, which is 650.7km (404.2miles) away from San Cristobal. Click here to check out more information on Efate-Pango Point and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Farnborough, which is ca 1107.6km (688miles) away from San Cristobal. Another fun surfspot is Farnborough, located ca 1107.6km (688miles) from San Cristobal.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to San Cristobal. A beach, which is not too far away, is Aranuka, which is more than 1105.5km (686.7miles) away from San Cristobal. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Holtekamp Beach, which is ca 1555.8km (966.4miles) away from San Cristobal.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for San Cristobal?

The average sea temperature around San Cristobal is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around San Cristobal. Nevertheless, 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 around San Cristobal can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near San Cristobal?

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

Directions to San Cristobal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about San Cristobal...

Do you know what the the city El Astillero in Spain, the city Fonelas in Spain, and the city Chandler in Australia have in common with San Cristobal? Click on the links to find out...