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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Espargos, Cape Verde

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

Espargos is a coastal city in Cape Verde. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 6173 people. The water temperature around Espargos varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.3°C (70.4°F) in February up to 26.8°C (80.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Espargos 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 Espargos?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Espargos is ca:
24°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Espargos?

Not many surf spots are located close to Espargos. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ponta Preta, which is more than 9.9km (6.1miles) away from Espargos. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ponta Preta and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing La Baie des Carpes, which is 387.7km (240.8miles) away from Espargos. Another surfspot is La Baie des Carpes, located approximately 387.7km (240.8miles) from Espargos.

Are there white sand beaches near Espargos?

Not too many beaches are located near to Espargos. The closest decent one is Cabo de Santa Maria, which is more than 11.1km (6.9miles) away from Espargos. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tarrafal, approximately 115.4km (71.7miles) away from Espargos.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Espargos?

The sea temperature around Espargos is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Espargos. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 21°C (70°F). During this time, a 3/2 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 carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Espargos?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Espargos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Espargos...

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