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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Omboue, Gabon

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

Omboue is a coastal city in Gabon. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1667 people. The water temperature around Omboue changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 19.3°C (66.8°F) in July up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Omboue 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 Omboue?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Omboue is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Omboue. A good spot nearby is Ovahimba Point, which is 1209.9km (751.5miles) away from Omboue. Click here for more information on Ovahimba Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Pebbles, which is ca 1493.3km (927.5miles) away from Omboue. Another good surfspot is Pebbles, located 1493.3km (927.5miles) from Omboue.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Omboue. One that might be worth checking out is Kribi Beach, which is almost 314.8km (195.5miles) away from Omboue. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Port Harcourt Tourist Beach, which is 463.5km (287.9miles) away from Omboue.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Omboue?

The water temperature around Omboue is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during summer, water temperatures come down to approximately 19°C (67°F). During this time, 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 recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Omboue?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Omboue: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Omboue...

Do you know what the the city West Milford in the United States, the city Cuccaro Monferrato in the Italy, and the city Labney in the Philippines have in common with Omboue? Click on the links to find out...