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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Trincomalee Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Trincomalee Canyon...

Trincomalee Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Trincomalee Canyon is almost steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°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 Trincomalee Canyon 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 Trincomalee Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Trincomalee Canyon is ca:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Trincomalee Canyon?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Trincomalee Canyon. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pottuvil Point, which is almost 119.4km (74.2miles) away from Trincomalee Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Pottuvil Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Elephant rock, which is approximately 123.2km (76.5miles) away from Trincomalee Canyon. Another good surfspot is Elephant rock, located ca 123.2km (76.5miles) from Trincomalee Canyon.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Trincomalee Canyon. The closest one is Trincomalee, which is only 7.3km (4.6miles) away from Trincomalee Canyon. Another beautiful beach near Trincomalee Canyon is Nilaveli, which is roughly 14km (8.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Trincomalee Canyon?

The average sea temperature at Trincomalee Canyon is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Trincomalee Canyon. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Trincomalee Canyon can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Trincomalee Canyon?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Trincomalee Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Trincomalee Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Palmela in Portugal, the city Cornale in Italy, and the city Bogorame in Indonesia have in common with Trincomalee Canyon? Click on the links to find out...