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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ambanja, Madagascar

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ambanja...

Ambanja is a coastal city in Madagascar. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 30621 people. The water temperature around Ambanja is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.9°F) in September up to 29.6°C (85.2°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Ambanja is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Ambanja?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Ambanja is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Ambanja. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ambila Lamentsa, which is 360.6km (224miles) away from Ambanja. Click here for more information on Ambila Lamentsa and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Boucan Right, which is ca 669.7km (415.9miles) away from Ambanja. Another good surfspot is Boucan Right, located approximately 669.7km (415.9miles) from Ambanja.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Ambanja. The next good beach is Mahajanga, which is almost 199.7km (124miles) away from Ambanja. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Canal des Pangalanes, which is approximately 341.8km (212.3miles) away from Ambanja.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ambanja?

The average water temperature around Ambanja is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Ambanja. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ambanja can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ambanja?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Ambanja are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ambanja: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ambanja...

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