Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sunda Shelf
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sunda Shelf...
Sunda Shelf is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Sunda Shelf varies slightly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.6°F) in January up to 30.2°C (86.4°F) in the month of May, 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 late spring, since Sunda Shelf 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 Sunda Shelf?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Sunda Shelf is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Sunda Shelf?
Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Sunda Shelf. The closest decent spot is Nias, which is more than 698.2km (433.7miles) away from Sunda Shelf. Click here
for directions and for more information on Nias and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Icelands
, which is roughly 707.2km (439.2miles) away from Sunda Shelf. Another surfspot is Icelands
, located ca 707.2km (439.2miles) from Sunda Shelf.
Are there beaches near by?
No, not too many beaches are close to Sunda Shelf. The next good one is Tenggol Island
, which is 229km (142.3miles) away from Sunda Shelf. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tioman Island
, ca 247.9km (154miles) away from Sunda Shelf.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Sunda Shelf?
The average water temperature at Sunda Shelf is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little 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 Sunda Shelf. However, 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 Sunda Shelf can be remarkably intense.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sunda Shelf?
Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are nearly almost 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 Sunda Shelf: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Sunda Shelf...
Do you know what the Peters Canyon
in Indonesia, and the city Neapolis
in Greece have in common with Sunda Shelf? Click on the links to find out...