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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chake Chake, Tanzania

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

Chake Chake is a coastal city in Tanzania. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 21686 people. The water temperature around Chake Chake has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in August up to 31°C (87.7°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Chake Chake 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 near Chake Chake?

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

Are there surf spots located close to Chake Chake?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Chake Chake. The next good one is Nungwi, which is almost 45.8km (28.5miles) away from Chake Chake. Click here to check out more information on Nungwi and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Coco beach, which is ca 110.4km (68.6miles) away from Chake Chake. Another surfspot is Coco beach, located 110.4km (68.6miles) from Chake Chake.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Chake Chake. The next good one is Diani Beach, which is only 67.8km (42.1miles) away from Chake Chake. Another beautiful beach near Chake Chake is Tiwi Beach, which is approximately 70.9km (44miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Chake Chake?

The sea temperature around Chake Chake is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to roughly 25°C (77°F). During these months, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a rashguard or 1mm top.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chake Chake?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during July, August, and September. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chake Chake: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chake Chake...

Do you know what the the city Asahbadung in Indonesia, the city Saint-Crepin-Ibouvillers in France, and the city Sukaraja in Indonesia have in common with Chake Chake? Click on the links to find out...