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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gazelle Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gazelle Basin...

Gazelle Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gazelle Basin changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (61.9°F) in September up to 23.5°C (74.3°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Gazelle Basin 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 Gazelle Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Gazelle Basin is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Gazelle Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mukerau Beach, which is more than 280km (173.9miles) away from Gazelle Basin. Click here to check out more information on Mukerau Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Taupo Bay, which is roughly 294.9km (183.2miles) away from Gazelle Basin. Another surfspot is Taupo Bay, located ca 294.9km (183.2miles) from Gazelle Basin.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Gazelle Basin?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Gazelle Basin. The next good one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 251km (155.9miles) away from Gazelle Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also try Bayleys Beach, ca 344.3km (213.9miles) away from Gazelle Basin.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Gazelle Basin?

The sea temperature at Gazelle Basin is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Gazelle Basin. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Gazelle Basin?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when water temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gazelle Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gazelle Basin...

Do you know what the the city Aurigo in Italy, the city Berango in Spain, and Ganges Reef have in common with Gazelle Basin? Click on the links to find out...