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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tongoa, Vanuatu

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

Tongoa is an island in Vanuatu. It is part of the Shepherd Islands island group. The water temperature around Tongoa varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.8°F) in August up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Tongoa 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 Tongoa?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Tongoa is about:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Tongoa?

Not many surf spots are located close to Tongoa. A good spot nearby is Efate-Pango Point, which is 63.7km (39.6miles) away from Tongoa. Click here for directions and for more information on Efate-Pango Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Wilkes Passage, which is ca 570.1km (354.1miles) away from Tongoa. Another surfspot is Wilkes Passage, located 570.1km (354.1miles) from Tongoa.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Tongoa?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Tongoa. The closest decent one is Aranuka, which is more than 1231.8km (765.1miles) away from Tongoa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Ninety Mile Beach, 1256.1km (780.2miles) away from Tongoa.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Tongoa?

The average sea temperature around Tongoa is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tongoa. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Tongoa can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tongoa?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Tongoa are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tongoa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tongoa...

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