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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tangalla, Sri Lanka

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

Tangalla is a coastal city in Sri Lanka. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 10497 people. The water temperature around Tangalla is close to constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.7°F) in July up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Tangalla 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 Tangalla?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Tangalla is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near Tangalla?

There are not too many surf spots close to Tangalla. The next good one is Mirissa, which is about 23.7km (15.5miles) away from Tangalla. Click here for directions and for more information on Mirissa and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tangalla are Weligama, which is roughly 25km (15.5miles) away, and Midigama Lef, located ca 27.8km (17.3miles) from Tangalla.

Are there beaches close to Tangalla?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches in proximity to Tangalla. The closest one is Tangalle, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Tangalla. Another fun beach near Tangalla is Dickwella, which is ca 4.6km (2.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Tangalla?

The average water temperature around Tangalla is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°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. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tangalla. 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 Tangalla can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tangalla?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tangalla: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tangalla...

Do you know what the the city Nanpu in China, the city Capizzi in Italy, and the city Rocca dArce in Italy have in common with Tangalla? Click on the links to find out...