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

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

San Nicolas is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 34237 people. The water temperature around San Nicolas changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.7°F) in January up to 30.3°C (86.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since San Nicolas 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 Nicolas?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to San Nicolas. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pagudpud, which is about 11.6km (42.8miles) away from San Nicolas. Click here for directions and for more information on Pagudpud and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near San Nicolas are Aparri, which is roughly 68.9km (42.8miles) away, and San juan, located 106.2km (66miles) from San Nicolas.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to San Nicolas. The closest one is Laoag, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from San Nicolas. Another nice beach near San Nicolas is Monroe Island, which is 4.8km (3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for San Nicolas?

The average sea temperature around San Nicolas is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout 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 around San Nicolas. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Nicolas can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to San Nicolas?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Nicolas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about San Nicolas...

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