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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gamba, Gabon

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

Gamba is a coastal city in Gabon. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 9928 people. The water temperature around Gamba changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 19.3°C (66.8°F) in July up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Gamba 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 Gamba?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Gamba is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Gamba. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ovahimba Point, which is more than 1129.1km (701.3miles) away from Gamba. Click here for more information on Ovahimba Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Pebbles, which is ca 1410.6km (876.2miles) away from Gamba. Another surfspot is Pebbles, located approximately 1410.6km (876.2miles) from Gamba.

Are there nice beaches close to Gamba?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Gamba. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kribi Beach, which is almost 386km (239.7miles) away from Gamba. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, approximately 551km (342.2miles) away from Gamba.

What wetsuit is recommended for Gamba?

The water temperature around Gamba is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during summer, sea temperatures cool down to 19°C (67°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gamba?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during February, March, and April when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gamba: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gamba...

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