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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tan Son, Vietnam

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tan Son...

Tan Son is a coastal city in Vietnam. The water temperature around Tan Son changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.1°C (69.9°F) in August up to 28.4°C (83.1°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Tan Son 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 Tan Son?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Tan Son is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Tan Son. A good spot nearby is Pundakit, which is more than 783.6km (486.7miles) away from Tan Son. Click here for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try High 5 Lahar, which is 785.6km (487.9miles) away from Tan Son. Another good surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located roughly 785.6km (487.9miles) from Tan Son.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Tan Son. A good beach nearby is Nha Trang, which is 42.4km (26.4miles) away from Tan Son. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Sihanoukville Island Beaches, which is roughly 358.7km (222.8miles) away from Tan Son.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Tan Son?

The sea temperature around Tan Son is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures drop down to roughly 21°C (70°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Tan Son?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during spring when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tan Son: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tan Son...

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