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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 surf spot in Senegal. 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 interactive table 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 at Saint Louis?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Saint Louis is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Saint Louis. A good spot nearby is Yoff Plage, which is almost 107.2km (66.6miles) away from Saint Louis. Click here to check out more information on Yoff Plage and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Le Virage, which is ca 109km (67.7miles) away from Saint Louis.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Saint Louis. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bakau, which is more than 175.3km (108.9miles) away from Saint Louis. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Fajara, which is approximately 176.1km (109.4miles) away from Saint Louis.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Saint Louis?

The sea temperature at 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during spring, water temperatures cool down to approximately 19°C (65°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Saint Louis?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (65-74°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Saint Louis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Saint Louis...

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