Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santo Tomas, Philippines
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santo Tomas...
Santo Tomas is a coastal city in the Philippines.
It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2772 people.
The water temperature around Santo Tomas has low variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 27.9°C (82.2°F) in March up to 29.6°C (85.4°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Santo Tomas 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 Santo Tomas?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Santo Tomas is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Santo Tomas. A spot that might be worth checking out is Aparri, which is more than 67km (41.6miles) away from Santo Tomas. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Aparri and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try San juan
, which is approximately 108.5km (67.4miles) away from Santo Tomas. Another surfspot is San juan
, located approximately 108.5km (67.4miles) from Santo Tomas.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Santo Tomas. A beach that might be worth checking out is Aurora
, which is just 29.4km (18.3miles) away from Santo Tomas. Another fun beach near Santo Tomas is Cagayan Valley
, which is roughly 29.5km (18.3miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santo Tomas?
The average water temperature around Santo Tomas 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 temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Santo Tomas. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Santo Tomas can be very intense.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Santo Tomas?
Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Santo Tomas: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Santo Tomas...
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