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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bioko, Equatorial Guinea

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

Bioko is an island in Equatorial Guinea. It is part of the Gulf of Guinea island group. The water temperature around Bioko has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°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 (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Bioko 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 Bioko?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Bioko is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near Bioko?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Bioko. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ovahimba Point, which is almost 1560.6km (969.3miles) away from Bioko. Click here for more information on Ovahimba Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Pebbles, which is roughly 1842.3km (1144.3miles) away from Bioko. Another good surfspot is Pebbles, located ca 1842.3km (1144.3miles) from Bioko.

Are there beaches close to Bioko?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Bioko. The closest decent beach is Kribi Beach, which is more than 92.7km (57.5miles) away from Bioko. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, which is ca 143.6km (89.2miles) away from Bioko.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bioko?

The average water temperature around Bioko is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Bioko. 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 Bioko can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bioko?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Bioko: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bioko...

Do you know what the the city Zhuangbian in China, the city Sint Michiel Liber in Curacao, and the island Isla Yallis in United States have in common with Bioko? Click on the links to find out...