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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zamboanga City, Philippines

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Zamboanga City...

Zamboanga City is a beach in the Philippines. The water temperature around Zamboanga City is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.9°C (80.5°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Zamboanga City 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 Zamboanga City?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Zamboanga City is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to Zamboanga City?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Zamboanga City. The closest decent spot is Tandag, which is almost 317.5km (197.2miles) away from Zamboanga City. Click here to check out more information on Tandag and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Daku Island, which is approximately 340km (211.2miles) away from Zamboanga City. Another surfspot is Daku Island, located ca 340km (211.2miles) from Zamboanga City.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches close to Zamboanga City. The closest one is Isla Gran Santa Cruz, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Zamboanga City. Another fun beach near Zamboanga City is Great Santa Cruz Island, which is 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Zamboanga City?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Zamboanga City?

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

Directions to Zamboanga City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Zamboanga City...

Do you know what the the city Tu Nghia in Vietnam, the city Lapuz in Philippines, and the city Linxe in France have in common with Zamboanga City? Click on the links to find out...