Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Baie des Carpes, Senegal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Baie des Carpes...
La Baie des Carpes is a surf spot in Senegal.
The water temperature around La Baie des Carpes has extreme variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.3°F) in February up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since La Baie des Carpes 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 La Baie des Carpes?
The current water temperature in the month of December at La Baie des Carpes is about:
Are there any other surf spots located close to La Baie des Carpes?
Yes, there are a few surf spots close to La Baie des Carpes. The closest one is La gauche de loic, which is only 0.1km (0miles) away from La Baie des Carpes. Click here
for directions and for more information on La gauche de loic and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near La Baie des Carpes is No Return
, which is approximately 0.7km (0.4miles) away.
Are there gorgeous beaches near La Baie des Carpes?
Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to La Baie des Carpes. A beach, which is not too far away, is Fajara
, which is almost 104.6km (64.9miles) away from La Baie des Carpes. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Bakau
, ca 104.9km (65.2miles) away from La Baie des Carpes.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for La Baie des Carpes?
The sea temperature at La Baie des Carpes is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the diving and fishing close to La Baie des Carpes?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to La Baie des Carpes: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about La Baie des Carpes...
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