Generally Langkawi is quite dry all year round and sunny on most days. Days are warm and often humid. Nights are cooler. Intermittent rain on the island can fall in early April, June, and August. Heavy rain normally falls intermittently at isolated areas on the island during these months. Whole day rain on the island is rare.
Strong southerly winds usually occur in AUG and SEP. The journey to / from the marine park can be choppy but still offers good water visibility and marine life. Air temperature is around 29°C – 34°C in the day and falls to 21°C - 25°C in the night.Good water visibility is from March to November. Water temperature is between 29°C to 30°C all year round. However, water temperature may drop to 28°C in Dec and Jan.
|GENERAL INFORMATION OF PULAU PAYAR DIVE SITES
|Dive Area||:||Pulau Payar Marine Park – consisting of 4 islands, namely Pulau Payar (main island), Pulau Kaca, Pulau Lembu and Pulau Segantang|
|Total dive sites||:||15 diving sites in vicinity of Pulau Payar, Pulau Kaca, Pulau Lembu and 4 dive sites in Pulau Segantang|
|Diving Months||:||MAR to NOV … calm water, sunny days, better visibility
AUG to SEP..… long swells, choppy sea but still good
DEC to FEB … water temperature and water visibility drops
|Water Temperature||:||Year round average between 28°C to 30°C
MAR to NOV at 30°C and above.
DEC to FEB can drop to 28°C
|Surface Temperature||:||Year round average between 29°C to 34°C in the day
And 21°C to 25°C in the night
|Average Depth||:||15m to 18m|
|Wrecks / Caves||:||Nil|
|Marine Life||:||Barracudas, large groupers, lion fishes, stone fish, moray eels,
Nudibranchs, Reef Sharks, Seahorses, Ghostpipe Fishes,
Snappers, Wrasses, Blue-ringed Angelfishes, anemonies, etc.