Tayabas Bay

The bay of Tayabas is a weitausladende bay in the south of the island of Luzon in the Philippines.

She is a Meeresausbuchtung the north of the Sibuyan Sea and extends from San Juan to the Bondoc Peninsula. The coastline of the bay of Tayabas is determined by a mixture of mangrove forests, sandy beaches and extensive marshes which dry out at low tide. The mean tidal range extends from 0.91 to 1.46 meters. The shoreline in front are numerous coral reefs. In the places along the coastline, numerous fish farms have been built in recent decades, the breed a wide variety of marine fauna.

The climate in the area of ​​the bay of Tayabas is tropical, hot and humid without marked dry season. The bay is haunted by their location in the typhoon season of severe storms regularly. The Niederschlägsintensität increases from June and reached its greatest intensity in October. On an annual average fall about 3,147 mm / inches of rain in the bay. The average annual temperature is 27.2 ° C, where May is 28.9 ° C and the warmest January with 25.4 ° C, the coolest month.

The most important port is located in Lucena City, there are ferry services to the islands of Marinduque, Masbate, Romblon and Palawan offered.