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

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

Fatick is a coastal city in Senegal. The water temperature around Fatick varies significantly 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Fatick 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 Fatick?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Fatick is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Fatick. The next good one is Baobab, which is 33.4km (40.3miles) away from Fatick. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fatick are Yoff Plage, which is approximately 64.9km (40.3miles) away, and Ouakam, located approximately 65.3km (40.6miles) from Fatick.

Are there beaches located close to Fatick?

No, there are not many beaches near to Fatick. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bakau, which is only 61km (37.9miles) away from Fatick. Another nice beach near Fatick is Fajara, which is roughly 61.8km (38.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Fatick?

The water temperature around Fatick 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 usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fatick. However, during winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fatick?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Fatick: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fatick...

Do you know what the the city Cheval-Blanc in France, the city Xinglin in China, and Genji Seamount have in common with Fatick? Click on the links to find out...