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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sathankulam, India

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

Sathankulam is a coastal city in India. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 14084 people. The water temperature around Sathankulam has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.3°C (77.5°F) in August up to 30.5°C (86.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sathankulam 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 Sathankulam?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Sathankulam is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Sathankulam. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kovalam, which is almost 64km (39.8miles) away from Sathankulam. Click here for more information on Kovalam and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Hikkaduwa, which is roughly 219.8km (136.5miles) away from Sathankulam. Another fun surfspot is Hikkaduwa, located roughly 219.8km (136.5miles) from Sathankulam.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Sathankulam. The nearest one is Tiruchendur Beach, which is only 14.6km (9.1miles) away from Sathankulam. Another beach near Sathankulam is Kayalpattinam Beach, which is approximately 17.1km (10.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sathankulam?

The sea temperature around Sathankulam is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures drop down to 25°C (77°F). In this season, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top.

How is the diving and fishing near Sathankulam?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during July, August, and September. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sathankulam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sathankulam...

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