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

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

Jifarong is a coastal city in Gambia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1038 people. The water temperature around Jifarong changes significantly during 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 Jifarong 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 Jifarong?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Jifarong is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Jifarong?

Not many surf spots are located close to Jifarong. The closest decent spot is Baobab, which is more than 114.2km (70.9miles) away from Jifarong. Click here for more information on Baobab and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Yoff Plage, which is roughly 146.9km (91.3miles) away from Jifarong. Another fun surfspot is Yoff Plage, located ca 146.9km (91.3miles) from Jifarong.

Are there white sand beaches near Jifarong?

There are not too many beaches near to Jifarong. The closest decent beach is Bakau, which is just 55.4km (34.4miles) away from Jifarong. Another beach near Jifarong is Fajara, 57km (35.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Jifarong?

The sea temperature around Jifarong is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, 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 recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Jifarong?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during when sea temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Jifarong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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