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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 surf spot in Tanzania. The water temperature around Nungwi has moderate 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 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 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 at Nungwi?

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

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Nungwi?

There are not many surf spots close to Nungwi. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sea Cliff, which is just 70.5km (43.8miles) away from Nungwi. Click here for directions and for more information on Sea Cliff and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Nungwi is Coco beach, which is ca 72.7km (45.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Nungwi. The closest decent beach is Diani Beach, which is more than 101.5km (63.1miles) away from Nungwi. If you have some extra time, you can also try Tiwi Beach, ca 104.9km (65.1miles) away from Nungwi.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Nungwi?

The average sea temperature at 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. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Nungwi. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Nungwi can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Nungwi?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nungwi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Nungwi...

Do you know what the the city Doropeti in Indonesia, the city Dahu in China, and the city Massa Fermana in Italy have in common with Nungwi? Click on the links to find out...