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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gulf of Guinea

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gulf of Guinea...

Gulf of Guinea is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gulf of Guinea has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.4°F) in August up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Gulf of Guinea 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 Gulf of Guinea?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Gulf of Guinea is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Gulf of Guinea. The next good one is Baobab, which is 1567.6km (973.7miles) away from Gulf of Guinea. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Saint Louis, which is 1591.2km (988.3miles) away from Gulf of Guinea. Another fun surfspot is Saint Louis, located ca 1591.2km (988.3miles) from Gulf of Guinea.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Gulf of Guinea?

Not many beaches are located close to Gulf of Guinea. The next good beach is Badagry Beach, which is 305.1km (189.5miles) away from Gulf of Guinea. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Labadi Beach, ca 305.8km (189.9miles) away from Gulf of Guinea.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Gulf of Guinea?

The average sea temperature at Gulf of Guinea is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Gulf of Guinea. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Gulf of Guinea can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Gulf of Guinea?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Gulf of Guinea are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gulf of Guinea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gulf of Guinea...

Do you know what the the city Vodnjan in Croatia, the geo Satsuma Seamount , and the city Al Abyar in Libya have in common with Gulf of Guinea? Click on the links to find out...