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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Satawal, Micronesia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Satawal...

Satawal is a coastal city in Micronesia. The water temperature around Satawal is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 27.9°C (82.2°F) in February up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Satawal 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 Satawal?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Satawal. A good spot nearby is Umatac Bay, which is more than 438.8km (272.5miles) away from Satawal. Click here for directions and for more information on Umatac Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Boat Basin Rights, which is ca 448.5km (278.6miles) away from Satawal. Another good surfspot is Boat Basin Rights, located approximately 448.5km (278.6miles) from Satawal.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Satawal. A beach, which is not too far away, is Steps Beach, which is 548.6km (340.8miles) away from Satawal. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Hamadi Beach, which is approximately 814.7km (506miles) away from Satawal.

What wetsuit is needed for Satawal?

The average water temperature around Satawal is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant variations 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 Satawal. 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 Satawal can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Satawal?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Satawal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Satawal...

Do you know what the the city Villegouge in France, the city Montalban de Cordoba in Spain, and the city Tlatlauquitepec in Mexico have in common with Satawal? Click on the links to find out...