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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Nias, Indonesia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Nias...

South Nias is a beach in Indonesia. The water temperature around South Nias has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 28.1°C (82.5°F) in September up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is , since South Nias 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 at South Nias?

The current water temperature in the month of May at South Nias is ca:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots located close to South Nias?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to South Nias. The closest one is Rockstar, which is only 8.2km (7.5miles) away from South Nias. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rockstar and its water temperature. Other surfspots near South Nias are Lagundri, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away, and Bawa, located ca 34km (21.1miles) from South Nias.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches close to South Nias. The closest one is Teluk Dalam, which is just 7.2km (4.5miles) away from South Nias. Another beach near South Nias is Nias Island, which is 35.6km (22.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for South Nias?

The average sea temperature at South Nias 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 temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at South Nias. 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 at South Nias can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to South Nias?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to South Nias: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about South Nias...

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