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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pointe-Noire...

Pointe-Noire is a coastal city in the Republic of the Congo. It is a quite huge city close to the ocean with a population of 659084 people. The water temperature around Pointe-Noire has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 20.5°C (68.9°F) in August up to 28.7°C (83.6°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Pointe-Noire 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 Pointe-Noire?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Pointe-Noire is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Pointe-Noire. The closest decent spot is Ovahimba Point, which is more than 971.9km (603.7miles) away from Pointe-Noire. Click here to check out more information on Ovahimba Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Pebbles, which is 1245.5km (773.6miles) away from Pointe-Noire. Another good surfspot is Pebbles, located ca 1245.5km (773.6miles) from Pointe-Noire.

Are there beaches located close to Pointe-Noire?

No, not many beaches are located close to Pointe-Noire. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kribi Beach, which is more than 549.6km (341.4miles) away from Pointe-Noire. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Baía Azul, which is ca 550.1km (341.6miles) away from Pointe-Noire.

What wetsuit do I need for Pointe-Noire?

The water temperature around Pointe-Noire is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures drop down to approximately 20°C (69°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 scuba diving and fishing near Pointe-Noire?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during spring when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pointe-Noire: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pointe-Noire...

Do you know what the the city Baarle-Nassau in the Netherlands, the geo Lyra Reef , and the city Stafford Springs in the United States have in common with Pointe-Noire? Click on the links to find out...