Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petites Mamelles, Senegal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Petites Mamelles...
Petites Mamelles is a surf spot in Senegal.
The water temperature around Petites Mamelles changes dramatically throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 18.1°C (64.5°F) in March up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Petites Mamelles is located in the northern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature at Petites Mamelles?
The current water temperature in the month of February at Petites Mamelles is ca:
Are there any other surf spots close by?
Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Petites Mamelles. The closest one is Secret Spot, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Petites Mamelles. Click here
to check out more information on Secret Spot and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Petites Mamelles is Ouakam
, which is 1.2km (0.7miles) away.
Are there white sand beaches close by?
Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Petites Mamelles. The next good beach is Fajara
, which is 102.4km (63.6miles) away from Petites Mamelles. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Bakau
, approximately 102.8km (63.8miles) away from Petites Mamelles.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Petites Mamelles?
The sea temperature at Petites Mamelles is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Petites Mamelles. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of approximately 18°C (65°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 have a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the diving and fishing near Petites Mamelles?
Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Petites Mamelles: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.