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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near West Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about West Reef...

West Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around West Reef has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.7°F) in January up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since West Reef 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 West Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near West Reef is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to West Reef. A good spot nearby is Pundakit, which is 671.7km (417.2miles) away from West Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pundakit and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try High 5 Lahar, which is ca 677.4km (420.8miles) away from West Reef. Another good surfspot is High 5 Lahar, located ca 677.4km (420.8miles) from West Reef.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to West Reef. A beach, which is not too far away, is Nha Trang, which is almost 309.8km (192.4miles) away from West Reef. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Meragang Beach, which is ca 327.6km (203.5miles) away from West Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for West Reef?

The average sea temperature at West Reef is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at West Reef. Nevertheless, 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 at West Reef can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near West Reef?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at West Reef are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to West Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about West Reef...

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