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

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

Tirunelveli is a coastal city in India. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 435844 people. The water temperature around Tirunelveli changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.3°C (77.5°F) in August up to 30.5°C (86.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Tirunelveli 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 Tirunelveli?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Tirunelveli is approximately:
30°C (87°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Tirunelveli. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kovalam, which is more than 53.7km (33.3miles) away from Tirunelveli. Click here to check out more information on Kovalam and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Hikkaduwa, which is 244.8km (152.1miles) away from Tirunelveli. Another good surfspot is Hikkaduwa, located roughly 244.8km (152.1miles) from Tirunelveli.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Tirunelveli. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kayalpattinam Beach, which is just 32.6km (20.3miles) away from Tirunelveli. Another gorgeous beach near Tirunelveli is Promenade Beach, which is roughly 32.7km (20.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tirunelveli?

The water temperature around Tirunelveli is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures come down to approximately 25°C (77°F). During this season, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a rashguard or 1mm top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Tirunelveli?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°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 typically change during fall when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tirunelveli: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tirunelveli...

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