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

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

Nungwi is a coastal city in Tanzania. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8000 people. The water temperature around Nungwi has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.2°C (75.6°F) in October up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of March, 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 early spring, since Nungwi 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 Nungwi?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Nungwi is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Nungwi. A spot that might be worth checking out is Nungwi, which is roughly 0.5km (43.5miles) away from Nungwi. Click here for directions and for more information on Nungwi and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Nungwi are Sea Cliff, which is approximately 70km (43.5miles) away, and Coco beach, located approximately 72.1km (44.8miles) from Nungwi.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Nungwi. The next good one is Diani Beach, which is almost 102km (63.4miles) away from Nungwi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tiwi Beach, which is 105.4km (65.4miles) away from Nungwi.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Nungwi?

The average water temperature around Nungwi is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with only little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Nungwi. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Nungwi can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nungwi?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nungwi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nungwi...

Do you know what the the city Ulbroka in Latvia, the city Psachna in Greece, and Cordero Canyon have in common with Nungwi? Click on the links to find out...