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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hobyo, Somalia

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

Hobyo is a coastal city in Somalia. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 12564 people. The water temperature around Hobyo changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.5°C (70.7°F) in July up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Hobyo 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 Hobyo?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Hobyo is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near Hobyo?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Hobyo. A spot that might be worth checking out is Nungwi, which is more than 993.8km (617.2miles) away from Hobyo. Click here to check out more information on Nungwi and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Coco beach, which is approximately 1050.6km (652.5miles) away from Hobyo. Another good surfspot is Coco beach, located 1050.6km (652.5miles) from Hobyo.

Are there beautiful beaches near Hobyo?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Hobyo. The next good one is Al-Jazira, which is almost 323.9km (201.2miles) away from Hobyo. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Anse Lazio, which is 829.7km (515.3miles) away from Hobyo.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hobyo?

The water temperature around Hobyo is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early spring, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 22°C (71°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hobyo?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Hobyo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hobyo...

Do you know what the the city Cessaniti in Italy, the city Galkissa in Sri Lanka, and the city Nottensdorf in Germany have in common with Hobyo? Click on the links to find out...