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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Libreville, Gabon

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

Libreville is a coastal city in Gabon. It is a comparatively big coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 578156 people. The water temperature around Libreville has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25°C (77.1°F) in July up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Libreville 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 Libreville?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Libreville is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Libreville. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ovahimba Point, which is almost 1342.3km (833.7miles) away from Libreville. Click here for directions and for more information on Ovahimba Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Pebbles, which is ca 1623.5km (1008.4miles) away from Libreville. Another fun surfspot is Pebbles, located 1623.5km (1008.4miles) from Libreville.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Libreville. One that might be worth checking out is Kribi Beach, which is 178.5km (110.9miles) away from Libreville. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, which is 344.4km (213.9miles) away from Libreville.

What wetsuit is recommended for Libreville?

The average water temperature around Libreville is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Libreville. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Libreville can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Libreville?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Libreville are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Libreville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Libreville...

Do you know what the the city Camaguey in Cuba, the geo Jubilee Oil Field , and Infante Dom Henrique Hill have in common with Libreville? Click on the links to find out...