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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Quirimba, Mozambique

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

Quirimba is an island in Mozambique. It is part of the Quirimbas Archipelago island group. The water temperature around Quirimba changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 24.9°C (76.9°F) in June up to 29°C (84.3°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Quirimba 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 Quirimba?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Quirimba is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near Quirimba?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Quirimba. A spot, which is not too far away, is Coco beach, which is almost 401.7km (249.5miles) away from Quirimba. 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 472.6km (293.5miles) away from Quirimba. Another fun surfspot is Nungwi, located ca 472.6km (293.5miles) from Quirimba.

Are there beaches near Quirimba?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Quirimba. The closest decent beach is Mahajanga, which is more than 442.5km (274.8miles) away from Quirimba. If you have some extra time, you can also try Diani Beach, ca 567.7km (352.6miles) away from Quirimba.

What wetsuit is recommended for Quirimba?

The average water temperature around Quirimba is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Quirimba. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Quirimba can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Quirimba?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Quirimba are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Quirimba: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Quirimba...

Do you know what the the city Pocenia in Italy, the geo Satsuma Seamount , and Cloud Seamount Chain have in common with Quirimba? Click on the links to find out...