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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Baobab, Senegal

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

Baobab is a surf spot in Senegal. The water temperature around Baobab varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.3°F) in February up to 29.3°C (84.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Baobab 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 at Baobab?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Baobab is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Baobab?

There are not many surf spots close to Baobab. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ouakam, which is 32.7km (20.3miles) away from Baobab. Click here for more information on Ouakam and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Baobab is Yoff Plage, which is 33km (20.5miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Baobab. A beach that might be worth checking out is Fajara, which is only 73.7km (45.8miles) away from Baobab. Another gorgeous beach near Baobab is Bakau, which is roughly 73.7km (45.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Baobab?

The sea temperature at Baobab is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Baobab?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Baobab: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Baobab...

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