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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Keta, Ghana

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

Keta is a coastal city in Ghana. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 18077 people. The water temperature around Keta varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.8°C (69.4°F) in July up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Keta 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 Keta?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Keta is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Keta. A spot, which is not too far away, is Baobab, which is 1345.1km (835.5miles) away from Keta. Click here for directions and for more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Yoff Plage, which is 1376.1km (854.7miles) away from Keta. Another surfspot is Yoff Plage, located approximately 1376.1km (854.7miles) from Keta.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Keta?

There are not too many beaches near to Keta. One beach, which is not too far away, is Labadi Beach, which is 81.3km (50.5miles) away from Keta. Another good beach near Keta is Accra Beach, ca 85.6km (53.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Keta?

The sea temperature around Keta is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Keta. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures reach lows of roughly 21°C (69°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Keta?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during spring when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Keta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Keta...

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