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

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

Tao is a coastal city in Indonesia. The water temperature around Tao varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.9°F) in August up to 30.1°C (86.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Tao is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Tao?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Tao. A good spot nearby is Nihiwatu, which is about 81.5km (61.5miles) away from Tao. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nihiwatu and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Tao are Lakey Peak, which is 99km (61.5miles) away, and Periscope Point, located roughly 99.4km (61.7miles) from Tao.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Tao. One beach, which is not too far away, is Pink Beach, which is only 21.6km (13.4miles) away from Tao. Another good beach near Tao is Komodo Island, which is approximately 27.1km (16.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Tao?

The average water temperature around Tao is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes throughout 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 Tao. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Tao can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tao?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tao...

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