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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Buea, Cameroon

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

Buea is a coastal city in Cameroon. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 47300 people. The water temperature around Buea has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.6°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 Buea 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 Buea?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Buea is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Buea. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ovahimba Point, which is more than 1601.6km (994.8miles) away from Buea. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ovahimba Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Pebbles, which is ca 1881.3km (1168.5miles) away from Buea. Another surfspot is Pebbles, located roughly 1881.3km (1168.5miles) from Buea.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Buea?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Buea. A good beach nearby is Kribi Beach, which is almost 96km (59.6miles) away from Buea. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, roughly 157.2km (97.7miles) away from Buea.

What wetsuit is needed for Buea?

The average water temperature around Buea 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 temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Buea. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Buea can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Buea?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Buea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Buea...

Do you know what the the city Sant Joan in Spain, the geo Albatross Bank , and the city Ciales in Puerto Rico have in common with Buea? Click on the links to find out...