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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mahajanga, Madagascar

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

Mahajanga is a beach in Madagascar. The water temperature around Mahajanga varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.8°F) in September up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Mahajanga 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 at Mahajanga?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Mahajanga is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Mahajanga?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Mahajanga. A good spot nearby is Ambila Lamentsa, which is 285.4km (177.3miles) away from Mahajanga. Click here for directions and for more information on Ambila Lamentsa and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Ifaty, which is approximately 541.1km (336.1miles) away from Mahajanga. Another surfspot is Ifaty, located approximately 541.1km (336.1miles) from Mahajanga.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Mahajanga. The closest decent one is Canal des Pangalanes, which is 275.7km (171.2miles) away from Mahajanga. If you have some extra time, you can also try Belo sur Mer, approximately 377.8km (234.7miles) away from Mahajanga.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Mahajanga?

The average water temperature at Mahajanga is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Mahajanga. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Mahajanga can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mahajanga?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Mahajanga are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mahajanga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mahajanga...

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