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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Abomey-Calavi...

Abomey-Calavi is a coastal city in Benin. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 385755 people. The water temperature around Abomey-Calavi changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.9°C (75°F) in July up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Abomey-Calavi 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 Abomey-Calavi?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Abomey-Calavi is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close to Abomey-Calavi?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Abomey-Calavi. The closest decent spot is Baobab, which is more than 1413.1km (877.7miles) away from Abomey-Calavi. Click here to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Yoff Plage, which is roughly 1443.5km (896.6miles) away from Abomey-Calavi. Another fun surfspot is Yoff Plage, located approximately 1443.5km (896.6miles) from Abomey-Calavi.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Abomey-Calavi. The closest decent beach is Badagry Beach, which is just 36.5km (22.7miles) away from Abomey-Calavi. Another gorgeous beach near Abomey-Calavi is Bar Beach, which is ca 72.5km (45.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Abomey-Calavi?

The water temperature around Abomey-Calavi is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during June, July, and August, temperatures cool down to 24°C (75°F). In this season, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Abomey-Calavi?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during June, July, and August. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during spring when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Abomey-Calavi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Abomey-Calavi...

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