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

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

Kololi is a beach in Gambia. The water temperature around Kololi varies extremely 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 Kololi 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 at Kololi?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Kololi is ca:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Kololi?

Not many surf spots are located close to Kololi. The next good one is Baobab, which is almost 74.5km (46.3miles) away from Kololi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Petites Mamelles, which is roughly 102.7km (63.8miles) away from Kololi. Another surfspot is Petites Mamelles, located approximately 102.7km (63.8miles) from Kololi.

Are there any other white sand beaches near Kololi?

There are some beautiful beaches near to Kololi. The closest one is Fajara, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Kololi. Another fun beach near Kololi is Bakau, which is approximately 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kololi?

The sea temperature at Kololi 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 at Kololi. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 19°C (66°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people 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 bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kololi?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during when water temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kololi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kololi...

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