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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pate, Kenya

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

Pate is an island in Kenya. It is located in the Lamu Islands island group. The water temperature around Pate is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 25°C (77°F) in August up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Pate 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 Pate?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Pate is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Pate. A good spot nearby is Nungwi, which is more than 279km (173.3miles) away from Pate. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nungwi and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Coco beach, which is approximately 346km (214.9miles) away from Pate. Another fun surfspot is Coco beach, located roughly 346km (214.9miles) from Pate.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Pate. The closest decent one is Kilifi Beach, which is 113.6km (70.6miles) away from Pate. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Malindi Beach, which is roughly 113.9km (70.8miles) away from Pate.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Pate?

The average water temperature around Pate is extremely warm, around 26°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 Pate. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Pate can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pate?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (74-83°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pate...

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