Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Barbara, Philippines
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Barbara...
Santa Barbara is a coastal city in the Philippines.
It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 15445 people.
The water temperature around Santa Barbara changes moderately 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Santa Barbara is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Santa Barbara?
There are not too many surf spots close to Santa Barbara. A spot, which is not too far away, is San juan, which is just 45.7km (42.9miles) away from Santa Barbara. Click here
for more information on San juan and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Santa Barbara are High 5 Lahar
, which is 69km (42.9miles) away, and Crystal Beach Break
, located roughly 71.8km (44.6miles) from Santa Barbara.
Are there nice beaches near by?
Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches close to Santa Barbara. The nearest one is Dagupan
, which is 5.4km (3.4miles) away from Santa Barbara. Another gorgeous beach near Santa Barbara is San Carlos
, which is 6.2km (3.8miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Santa Barbara?
The average water temperature around Santa Barbara is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Santa Barbara. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Santa Barbara can be remarkably strong.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Santa Barbara?
Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters around Santa Barbara are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Santa Barbara: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Santa Barbara...
Do you know what the the city Pithapuram
in India, the city Porrino
in Spain, and the city Lodingen
in Norway have in common with Santa Barbara? Click on the links to find out...