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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ikot Ibritam, Nigeria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ikot Ibritam...

Ikot Ibritam is a coastal city in Nigeria. The water temperature around Ikot Ibritam is close to steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.4°F) in August up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Ikot Ibritam 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 Ikot Ibritam?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Ikot Ibritam is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Ikot Ibritam. A good spot nearby is Ovahimba Point, which is more than 1663.4km (1033.2miles) away from Ikot Ibritam. Click here to check out more information on Ovahimba Point and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Baobab, which is ca 1781.4km (1106.4miles) away from Ikot Ibritam. Another surfspot is Baobab, located roughly 1781.4km (1106.4miles) from Ikot Ibritam.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Ikot Ibritam. A beach that might be worth checking out is Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, which is 39.7km (24.7miles) away from Ikot Ibritam. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Kribi Beach, roughly 204.7km (127.2miles) away from Ikot Ibritam.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ikot Ibritam?

The average water temperature around Ikot Ibritam is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Ikot Ibritam. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ikot Ibritam can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ikot Ibritam?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ikot Ibritam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ikot Ibritam...

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