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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Van Cloon Shoal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Van Cloon Shoal...

Van Cloon Shoal is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Van Cloon Shoal changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 26.1°C (78.9°F) in August up to 31.8°C (89.2°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Van Cloon Shoal 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 Van Cloon Shoal?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Van Cloon Shoal is about:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Van Cloon Shoal. The next good one is Roti Island, which is almost 274.1km (170.2miles) away from Van Cloon Shoal. Click here to check out more information on Roti Island and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Lakey Peak, which is 610.1km (378.9miles) away from Van Cloon Shoal. Another surfspot is Lakey Peak, located approximately 610.1km (378.9miles) from Van Cloon Shoal.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Van Cloon Shoal. The next good one is Lasiana Beach, which is almost 255.5km (158.7miles) away from Van Cloon Shoal. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Flores, approximately 457.7km (284.3miles) away from Van Cloon Shoal.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Van Cloon Shoal?

The water temperature at Van Cloon Shoal is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures come down to 26°C (79°F). During these months, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a rashguard or light top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Van Cloon Shoal?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F) during July, August, and September. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during winter when water temperatures go up to 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Van Cloon Shoal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Van Cloon Shoal...

Do you know what the the city North Shields in United Kingdom, the city Capdepera in Spain, and the city Rubaru in Indonesia have in common with Van Cloon Shoal? Click on the links to find out...