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

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

Takengon is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Takengon has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in January up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of November, 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 late fall, since Takengon 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 Takengon?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Takengon is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Takengon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Asu, which is almost 261.6km (162.5miles) away from Takengon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Asu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Bawa, which is roughly 265.4km (164.9miles) away from Takengon. Another fun surfspot is Bawa, located ca 265.4km (164.9miles) from Takengon.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Takengon. A good beach nearby is Lhoknga Beach, which is more than 124.8km (77.5miles) away from Takengon. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Lampuuk Beach, which is ca 126.4km (78.5miles) away from Takengon.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Takengon?

The average water temperature around Takengon 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 around Takengon. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Takengon can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Takengon?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Takengon are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Takengon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Takengon...

Do you know what the the city La Regrippiere in France, the city Rimba Sekampung in Indonesia, and the city Bukid in Philippines have in common with Takengon? Click on the links to find out...