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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Muheza, Tanzania

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

Muheza is a coastal city in Tanzania. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17000 people. The water temperature around Muheza varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 22.5°C (72.5°F) in February up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Muheza 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 Muheza?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Muheza is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Muheza. The closest decent spot is Nungwi, which is 52.1km (32.4miles) away from Muheza. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nungwi and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Coco beach, which is approximately 116km (72.1miles) away from Muheza. Another surfspot is Coco beach, located ca 116km (72.1miles) from Muheza.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Muheza. The closest decent beach is Diani Beach, which is 83km (51.5miles) away from Muheza. Another good beach near Muheza is Tiwi Beach, which is roughly 85.9km (53.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Muheza?

The sea temperature around Muheza is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Muheza. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 23°C (73°F). During these months, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Muheza?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Muheza: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Muheza...

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