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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Thenkasi, India

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

Thenkasi is a coastal city in India. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 65496 people. The water temperature around Thenkasi varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.5°F) in July up to 31°C (87.8°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 Thenkasi 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 Thenkasi?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Thenkasi is ca:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Thenkasi. A spot, which is not too far away, is Kovalam, which is more than 45.9km (28.5miles) away from Thenkasi. Click here for directions and for more information on Kovalam and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Hikkaduwa, which is approximately 274.1km (170.2miles) away from Thenkasi. Another fun surfspot is Hikkaduwa, located ca 274.1km (170.2miles) from Thenkasi.

Are there sandy beaches close to Thenkasi?

There are not too many beaches near to Thenkasi. One beach, which is not too far away, is Shangumughom Beach, which is just 43.2km (26.8miles) away from Thenkasi. Another fun beach near Thenkasi is Varkala, 43.7km (27.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Thenkasi?

The sea temperature around Thenkasi is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Thenkasi. Nevertheless, during summer, temperatures reach lows of roughly 26°C (78°F). In this season, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a rashguard or thin top.

How is the diving and fishing close to Thenkasi?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during summer. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during April, May, and June when sea temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Thenkasi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Thenkasi...

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