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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Jali, Gambia

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

Jali is a coastal city in Gambia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1024 people. The water temperature around Jali has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.8°C (65.9°F) in March up to 30.1°C (86.2°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Jali 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 Jali?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Jali is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Jali. The next good one is Baobab, which is 107.1km (66.5miles) away from Jali. Click here for directions and for more information on Baobab and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Yoff Plage, which is 139.7km (86.8miles) away from Jali. Another good surfspot is Yoff Plage, located roughly 139.7km (86.8miles) from Jali.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Jali. The next good one is Bakau, which is 48.1km (29.9miles) away from Jali. Another good beach near Jali is Fajara, roughly 49.7km (30.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Jali?

The sea temperature around Jali is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Jali. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to 19°C (66°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Jali?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Jali: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Jali...

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