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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tanah Rata, Malaysia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tanah Rata...

Tanah Rata is a coastal city in Malaysia. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 7000 people. The water temperature around Tanah Rata has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 28.5°C (83.3°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.6°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 30°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Tanah Rata 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 Tanah Rata?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Tanah Rata is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Tanah Rata?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Tanah Rata. A spot that might be worth checking out is Rockstar, which is 360km (223.6miles) away from Tanah Rata. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Rockstar and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Asu, which is ca 373.9km (232.2miles) away from Tanah Rata. Another surfspot is Asu, located ca 373.9km (232.2miles) from Tanah Rata.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Tanah Rata. A beach that might be worth checking out is Telok Cempedak Beach, which is 57.8km (35.9miles) away from Tanah Rata. Another good beach near Tanah Rata is Pangkor Island, which is approximately 58.7km (36.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tanah Rata?

The average sea temperature around Tanah Rata is extremely warm, around 30°C (85°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tanah Rata. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Tanah Rata can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tanah Rata?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters around Tanah Rata are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tanah Rata: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tanah Rata...

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