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

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

Tampakan is a coastal city in the Philippines. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 9048 people. The water temperature around Tampakan is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 27.2°C (80.9°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.4°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Tampakan 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 Tampakan?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Tampakan is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Tampakan?

Not many surf spots are located close to Tampakan. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tandag, which is almost 201km (124.9miles) away from Tampakan. Click here to check out more information on Tandag and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Daku Island, which is 243.3km (151.1miles) away from Tampakan. Another fun surfspot is Daku Island, located approximately 243.3km (151.1miles) from Tampakan.

Are there sandy beaches close to Tampakan?

There are not too many beaches near to Tampakan. A beach that might be worth checking out is South Cotabato, which is only 12.9km (8miles) away from Tampakan. Another gorgeous beach near Tampakan is General Santos, which is approximately 28.2km (17.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Tampakan?

The average sea temperature around Tampakan is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tampakan. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Tampakan can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tampakan?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tampakan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tampakan...

Do you know what the the city Tayabo in the Philippines, the city Montenero Val Cocchiara in the Italy, and the city Nea Malgara in the Greece have in common with Tampakan? Click on the links to find out...