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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sumbawa, Indonesia

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

Sumbawa is a beach in Indonesia. The water temperature around Sumbawa varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in July up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of December, 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 winter, since Sumbawa is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Sumbawa?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Sumbawa is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close to Sumbawa?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sumbawa. A spot that might be worth checking out is Periscopes, which is about 30.4km (19.5miles) away from Sumbawa. Click here to check out more information on Periscopes and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sumbawa are Periscope Point, which is roughly 31.3km (19.5miles) away, and Lakey Peak, located approximately 33.2km (20.6miles) from Sumbawa.

Are there any other beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Sumbawa. One that might be worth checking out is Komodo Island, which is almost 101.6km (63.1miles) away from Sumbawa. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Pink Beach, approximately 107km (66.5miles) away from Sumbawa.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sumbawa?

The average water temperature at Sumbawa is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little changes during 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 Sumbawa. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Sumbawa can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sumbawa?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters at Sumbawa are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sumbawa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sumbawa...

Do you know what the the city Sobong in Indonesia, the geo Cross Seamount , and the city Navascues in Spain have in common with Sumbawa? Click on the links to find out...