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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Canal des Pangalanes, Madagascar

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Canal des Pangalanes...

Canal des Pangalanes is a beach in Madagascar. The water temperature around Canal des Pangalanes changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 24.1°C (75.4°F) in August up to 29.4°C (84.9°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Canal des Pangalanes 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 at Canal des Pangalanes?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Canal des Pangalanes is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Canal des Pangalanes?

There are not many surf spots close to Canal des Pangalanes. A good spot nearby is Ambila Lamentsa, which is 21.1km (13.2miles) away from Canal des Pangalanes. Click here for more information on Ambila Lamentsa and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Canal des Pangalanes are Corre, which is ca 21.3km (13.2miles) away, and Aigrettes left, located roughly 420.5km (261.2miles) from Canal des Pangalanes.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located near to Canal des Pangalanes. A beach, which is not too far away, is Mahajanga, which is more than 277.8km (172.5miles) away from Canal des Pangalanes. If you have some extra time, you can also try Belo sur Mer, roughly 371.2km (230.5miles) away from Canal des Pangalanes.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Canal des Pangalanes?

The sea temperature at Canal des Pangalanes is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late summer, temperatures drop down to 24°C (75°F). In this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Canal des Pangalanes?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during summer. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during spring when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Canal des Pangalanes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Canal des Pangalanes...

Do you know what the the city Steinkjer in Norway, the island St Helena Island Maryland in United States, and the city Sainte-Reine-de-Bretagne in France have in common with Canal des Pangalanes? Click on the links to find out...