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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Third Thomas Shoal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Third Thomas Shoal...

Third Thomas Shoal is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Third Thomas Shoal has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24°C (75.1°F) in February up to 30.3°C (86.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Third Thomas Shoal 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 Third Thomas Shoal?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Third Thomas Shoal is ca:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Third Thomas Shoal. The closest decent spot is Pundakit, which is more than 391.1km (242.9miles) away from Third Thomas Shoal. Click here for directions and for more information on Pundakit and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try High 5 Lahar, which is roughly 397.8km (247.1miles) away from Third Thomas Shoal. Another surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located approximately 397.8km (247.1miles) from Third Thomas Shoal.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Third Thomas Shoal?

Not many beaches are located close to Third Thomas Shoal. The closest decent one is Nagtabon Beach, which is 197.7km (122.8miles) away from Third Thomas Shoal. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Puerto Princesa, approximately 206km (127.9miles) away from Third Thomas Shoal.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Third Thomas Shoal?

The sea temperature at Third Thomas Shoal is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Third Thomas Shoal. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 24°C (75°F). During these months, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Third Thomas Shoal?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Third Thomas Shoal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Third Thomas Shoal...

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