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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Velankanni Beach, India

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Velankanni Beach...

Velankanni Beach is a beach in India. The water temperature around Velankanni Beach is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in February up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Velankanni Beach 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 at Velankanni Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Velankanni Beach is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Velankanni Beach. The next good one is Mahaballipuram, which is 135.9km (84.4miles) away from Velankanni Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mahaballipuram and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Pottuvil Point, which is 296.3km (184.1miles) away from Velankanni Beach. Another good surfspot is Pottuvil Point, located 296.3km (184.1miles) from Velankanni Beach.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches near to Velankanni Beach. The nearest one is Nagapattinam Beach, which is only 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Velankanni Beach. Another good beach near Velankanni Beach is Pondicherry Beach, which is roughly 16km (10miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Velankanni Beach?

The average water temperature at Velankanni Beach is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Velankanni Beach. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Velankanni Beach can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Velankanni Beach?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters at Velankanni Beach are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Velankanni Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Velankanni Beach...

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