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 December in the waters near Pointe-Noire is about:
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...
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