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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Khombole, Senegal

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

Khombole is a coastal city in Senegal. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 12061 people. The water temperature around Khombole has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in February up to 28.3°C (83°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Khombole 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 Khombole?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Khombole is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Khombole. A good spot nearby is Baobab, which is 32.1km (31.7miles) away from Khombole. Click here for more information on Baobab and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Khombole are Yoff Plage, which is ca 51km (31.7miles) away, and Ouakam, located 53km (32.9miles) from Khombole.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Khombole. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bakau, which is only 89km (55.3miles) away from Khombole. Another beach near Khombole is Fajara, 89.6km (55.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Khombole?

The water temperature around Khombole is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Khombole?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Khombole: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Khombole...

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