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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mozambique Channel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mozambique Channel...

Mozambique Channel is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Mozambique Channel has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.9°C (75°F) in July up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Mozambique Channel 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 near Mozambique Channel?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Mozambique Channel is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Mozambique Channel. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ifaty, which is 357.7km (222.2miles) away from Mozambique Channel. Click here to check out more information on Ifaty and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Corre, which is approximately 516.6km (320.9miles) away from Mozambique Channel. Another good surfspot is Corre, located ca 516.6km (320.9miles) from Mozambique Channel.

Are there nice beaches close to Mozambique Channel?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Mozambique Channel. The closest decent beach is Belo sur Mer, which is almost 240.6km (149.5miles) away from Mozambique Channel. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Ifaty beach-near Toliara, which is ca 376km (233.5miles) away from Mozambique Channel.

What wetsuit is recommended for Mozambique Channel?

The water temperature at Mozambique Channel is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 24°C (75°F). During this time, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mozambique Channel?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during June, July, and August. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during December, January, and February when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mozambique Channel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mozambique Channel...

Do you know what the the city Loch Garman in Ireland, the city Great Dunmow in United Kingdom, and the city Molave in Philippines have in common with Mozambique Channel? Click on the links to find out...