Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Louis, Senegal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Louis...
Saint-Louis is a coastal city in Senegal.
It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 176000 people.
The water temperature around Saint-Louis has average variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 18.6°C (65.4°F) in April up to 28.5°C (83.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Saint-Louis 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 near Saint-Louis?
The current water temperature in the month of March near Saint-Louis is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Saint-Louis. The closest decent spot is Saint Louis, which is 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Saint-Louis. Click here
for more information on Saint Louis and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Le Virage
, which is approximately 110.2km (68.4miles) away from Saint-Louis. Another fun surfspot is Le Virage
, located roughly 110.2km (68.4miles) from Saint-Louis.
Are there beaches close by?
No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Saint-Louis. A beach, which is not too far away, is Bakau
, which is almost 175.8km (109.2miles) away from Saint-Louis. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Fajara
, roughly 176.6km (109.7miles) away from Saint-Louis.
What wetsuit do I need for Saint-Louis?
The water temperature around Saint-Louis is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 19°C (65°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Saint-Louis?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (65-74°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Saint-Louis: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Saint-Louis...
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