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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Taft, Philippines

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

Taft is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4421 people. The water temperature around Taft is constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.9°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Taft 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 Taft?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Taft is about:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Taft. A good spot nearby is Llorente, which is 35.1km (44.5miles) away from Taft. Click here for directions and for more information on Llorente and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Taft are Calicoan Island, which is 71.6km (44.5miles) away, and Pururan Bay, located ca 141.5km (87.9miles) from Taft.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in close proximity to Taft. The closest one is Taft, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Taft. Another beach near Taft is Macalayo Island, which is ca 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Taft?

The average sea temperature around Taft is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Taft. 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 around Taft can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Taft?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always 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 Taft: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Taft...

Do you know what the the city Hounslow in United Kingdom, the city Marseille 05 in France, and the city Ramaram in Indonesia have in common with Taft? Click on the links to find out...