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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kwale, Kenya

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

Kwale is a coastal city in Kenya. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 4883 people. The water temperature around Kwale is almost constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.2°F) in August up to 28.5°C (83.4°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Kwale is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Kwale?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Kwale is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Kwale. The next good one is Nungwi, which is 107.3km (66.6miles) away from Kwale. Click here to check out more information on Nungwi and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Coco beach, which is ca 179.8km (111.7miles) away from Kwale. Another fun surfspot is Coco beach, located 179.8km (111.7miles) from Kwale.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches near to Kwale. The nearest one is Tiwi Beach, which is 11.4km (7.1miles) away from Kwale. Another good beach near Kwale is Diani Beach, which is 12.3km (7.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kwale?

The average sea temperature around Kwale is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kwale. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Kwale can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kwale?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little year round. The waters around Kwale are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (74-83°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kwale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kwale...

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