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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gbawe, Ghana

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

Gbawe is a coastal city in Ghana. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 44645 people. The water temperature around Gbawe has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.5°C (70.7°F) in August up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Gbawe 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 Gbawe?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Gbawe is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Gbawe?

Not many surf spots are located close to Gbawe. The closest decent spot is Baobab, which is almost 1278.8km (794.3miles) away from Gbawe. Click here for more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Yoff Plage, which is ca 1310.1km (813.8miles) away from Gbawe. Another good surfspot is Yoff Plage, located 1310.1km (813.8miles) from Gbawe.

Are there white sand beaches close to Gbawe?

There are several other nice beaches close to Gbawe. The nearest one is Accra Beach, which is only 7.8km (4.9miles) away from Gbawe. Another beach near Gbawe is Labadi Beach, which is ca 11.9km (7.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Gbawe?

The sea temperature around Gbawe is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of October, November, and December. During this time, in the late fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of nearly 21°C (71°F). During this time, a 2-3mm 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 bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gbawe?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (71-80°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during October, November, and December when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gbawe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gbawe...

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