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

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

Ambilobe is a coastal city in Madagascar. It is a comparatively mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 56000 people. The water temperature around Ambilobe is constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.2°F) in August up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Ambilobe 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 Ambilobe?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Ambilobe is about:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Ambilobe. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ambila Lamentsa, which is more than 391.1km (242.9miles) away from Ambilobe. Click here for more information on Ambila Lamentsa and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Boucan Right, which is approximately 671.7km (417.2miles) away from Ambilobe. Another surfspot is Boucan Right, located roughly 671.7km (417.2miles) from Ambilobe.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Ambilobe. The next good one is Mahajanga, which is 251.6km (156.3miles) away from Ambilobe. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Canal des Pangalanes, roughly 371.4km (230.7miles) away from Ambilobe.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ambilobe?

The average water temperature around Ambilobe is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Ambilobe. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ambilobe can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ambilobe?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ambilobe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ambilobe...

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