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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Secret Spot, Senegal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Secret Spot...

Secret Spot is a surf spot in Senegal. The water temperature around Secret Spot varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 18.1°C (64.5°F) in March up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Secret Spot 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 Secret Spot?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Secret Spot is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Secret Spot. The nearest one is Vivier, which is just 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Secret Spot. Click here for more information on Vivier and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Secret Spot is Petites Mamelles, which is ca 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Secret Spot. A beach, which is not too far away, is Fajara, which is more than 103.2km (64.1miles) away from Secret Spot. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Bakau, approximately 103.6km (64.3miles) away from Secret Spot.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Secret Spot?

The sea temperature at Secret Spot is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to approximately 18°C (65°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Secret Spot?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Secret Spot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Secret Spot...

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