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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Southwest Cay

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Southwest Cay...

Southwest Cay is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Southwest Cay is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80.1°F) in February up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Southwest Cay 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 Southwest Cay?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Southwest Cay is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close to Southwest Cay?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Southwest Cay. The next good one is Pundakit, which is more than 451.9km (280.7miles) away from Southwest Cay. Click here for directions and for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing High 5 Lahar, which is ca 456.7km (283.7miles) away from Southwest Cay. Another fun surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 456.7km (283.7miles) from Southwest Cay.

Are there beaches near Southwest Cay?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Southwest Cay. A good beach nearby is Nagtabon Beach, which is almost 311.2km (193.3miles) away from Southwest Cay. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Puerto Princesa, which is approximately 319.5km (198.4miles) away from Southwest Cay.

What wetsuit do I need for Southwest Cay?

The average water temperature at Southwest Cay is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Southwest Cay. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Southwest Cay can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Southwest Cay?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Southwest Cay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Southwest Cay...

Do you know what the the city Sinagra in Australia, the city Panglao in Philippines, and the city Altavas in Philippines have in common with Southwest Cay? Click on the links to find out...