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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lome, Togo

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

Lome is a coastal city in Togo. It is a comparatively huge city close to the water with a population of 749700 people. The water temperature around Lome changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 20.8°C (69.4°F) in July up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Lome 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 Lome?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Lome is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Lome?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Lome. A spot that might be worth checking out is Baobab, which is almost 1352.1km (839.8miles) away from Lome. Click here for more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Yoff Plage, which is approximately 1382.9km (858.9miles) away from Lome. Another fun surfspot is Yoff Plage, located ca 1382.9km (858.9miles) from Lome.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Lome. The closest decent beach is Labadi Beach, which is almost 101km (62.8miles) away from Lome. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Accra Beach, which is ca 105.3km (65.4miles) away from Lome.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lome?

The water temperature around Lome is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, water temperatures come down to roughly 21°C (69°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lome?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during April, May, and June when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Lome: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lome...

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