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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mermoz Boabab, Senegal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mermoz Boabab...

Mermoz Boabab is a coastal city in Senegal. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 15000 people. The water temperature around Mermoz Boabab changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.3°C (61.4°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mermoz Boabab 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 Mermoz Boabab?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Mermoz Boabab is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Mermoz Boabab. The closest one is Ouakam, which is only 1.2km (1.5miles) away from Mermoz Boabab. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ouakam and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mermoz Boabab are Petites Mamelles, which is approximately 2.3km (1.5miles) away, and Secret Spot, located roughly 3.1km (1.9miles) from Mermoz Boabab.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Mermoz Boabab?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Mermoz Boabab. The next good one is Fajara, which is almost 100.2km (62.2miles) away from Mermoz Boabab. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Bakau, roughly 100.6km (62.5miles) away from Mermoz Boabab.

What wetsuit is needed for Mermoz Boabab?

The water temperature around Mermoz Boabab is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Mermoz Boabab. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mermoz Boabab?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mermoz Boabab: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mermoz Boabab...

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