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

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

Antanimena is a coastal city in Madagascar. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4000 people. The water temperature around Antanimena varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.6°F) in August up to 27.2°C (81°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Antanimena 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 Antanimena?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Antanimena is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Antanimena. A spot that might be worth checking out is Flameballs, which is just 33km (29.4miles) away from Antanimena. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Flameballs and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Antanimena are Ifaty, which is ca 47.3km (29.4miles) away, and Lavanono, located approximately 139.7km (86.8miles) from Antanimena.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Antanimena. The next good one is Ifaty beach-near Toliara, which is more than 30.8km (19.1miles) away from Antanimena. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Belo sur Mer, which is 194.5km (120.8miles) away from Antanimena.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Antanimena?

The average water temperature around Antanimena is very warm, around 25°C (76°F), with only little variations throughout the year. Hence, a wetsuit is often not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Antanimena, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, particularly during November, December, and January. However, it is recommended to carry UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation around Antanimena is remarkably strong year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Antanimena?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Antanimena: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Antanimena...

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