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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Quionga Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Quionga Canyon...

Quionga Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Quionga Canyon changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.1°C (75.4°F) in September up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Quionga Canyon 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 Quionga Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Quionga Canyon is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Quionga Canyon?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Quionga Canyon. A good spot nearby is Coco beach, which is more than 276.8km (171.9miles) away from Quionga Canyon. Click here for more information on Coco beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Nungwi, which is approximately 345.7km (214.7miles) away from Quionga Canyon. Another surfspot is Nungwi, located roughly 345.7km (214.7miles) from Quionga Canyon.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Quionga Canyon. The closest decent beach is Diani Beach, which is 438.4km (272.3miles) away from Quionga Canyon. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tiwi Beach, roughly 441.5km (274.2miles) away from Quionga Canyon.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Quionga Canyon?

The sea temperature at Quionga Canyon 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures drop down to 24°C (75°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Quionga Canyon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during August, September, and October. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Quionga Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Quionga Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Nugas in the Philippines, the island Oleron in the France, and Rossel Seamount have in common with Quionga Canyon? Click on the links to find out...