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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Swallow Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Swallow Reef...

Swallow Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Swallow Reef has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.2°F) in February up to 30.6°C (87°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Swallow Reef 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 Swallow Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Swallow Reef is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Swallow Reef. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pundakit, which is almost 667.8km (414.8miles) away from Swallow Reef. 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 approximately 675.2km (419.4miles) away from Swallow Reef. Another fun surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 675.2km (419.4miles) from Swallow Reef.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Swallow Reef. The next good beach is Meragang Beach, which is almost 181.4km (112.6miles) away from Swallow Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also try Muara beach, approximately 182.8km (113.5miles) away from Swallow Reef.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Swallow Reef?

The average water temperature at Swallow Reef is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Swallow Reef. 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 Swallow Reef can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Swallow Reef?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters at Swallow Reef are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Swallow Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Swallow Reef...

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