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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Badagry, Nigeria

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

Badagry is a coastal city in Nigeria. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 26383 people. The water temperature around Badagry changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.8°C (76.6°F) in July up to 29.1°C (84.5°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Badagry 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 Badagry?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Badagry is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Badagry?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Badagry. A good spot nearby is Baobab, which is 1446.4km (898.4miles) away from Badagry. Click here for more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Yoff Plage, which is ca 1476.7km (917.2miles) away from Badagry. Another surfspot is Yoff Plage, located 1476.7km (917.2miles) from Badagry.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Badagry. A good beach nearby is Badagry Beach, which is 1.2km (0.7miles) away from Badagry. Another gorgeous beach near Badagry is Bar Beach, ca 36.4km (22.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Badagry?

The average sea temperature around Badagry 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 Badagry. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Badagry can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Badagry?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Badagry are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Badagry: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Badagry...

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