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

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

Diourbel is a coastal city in Senegal. The water temperature around Diourbel varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 17.1°C (62.9°F) in January up to 29.3°C (84.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Diourbel 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 Diourbel?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Diourbel is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Diourbel. A good spot nearby is Baobab, which is about 56.6km (50.9miles) away from Diourbel. Click here to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Diourbel are Yoff Plage, which is ca 81.9km (50.9miles) away, and Ouakam, located roughly 83.5km (51.9miles) from Diourbel.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Diourbel. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bakau, which is 85.7km (53.2miles) away from Diourbel. Another good beach near Diourbel is Fajara, which is 86.9km (54miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Diourbel?

The water temperature around Diourbel 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Diourbel. However, during winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Diourbel?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Diourbel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Diourbel...

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