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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Spratly Islands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Spratly Islands...

Spratly Islands is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Spratly Islands has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.4°C (81.3°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of June, 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 summer, since Spratly Islands 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 Spratly Islands?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Spratly Islands. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pundakit, which is 528.4km (328.2miles) away from Spratly Islands. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pundakit and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out High 5 Lahar, which is roughly 534.3km (331.9miles) away from Spratly Islands. Another good surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located ca 534.3km (331.9miles) from Spratly Islands.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Spratly Islands. A beach, which is not too far away, is Nagtabon Beach, which is more than 316.2km (196.4miles) away from Spratly Islands. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Palawan, which is ca 322.8km (200.5miles) away from Spratly Islands.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Spratly Islands?

The average water temperature at Spratly Islands is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes during 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 at Spratly Islands. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Spratly Islands can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Spratly Islands?

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

Directions to Spratly Islands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Spratly Islands...

Do you know what the the city Piscinas in Italy, the city Isola in Italy, and Okinawa Trough have in common with Spratly Islands? Click on the links to find out...