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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Somali Plain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Somali Plain...

Somali Plain is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Somali Plain varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.7°F) in July up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Somali Plain 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 Somali Plain?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Somali Plain is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near Somali Plain?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Somali Plain. The closest decent spot is Nungwi, which is 958.8km (595.5miles) away from Somali Plain. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nungwi and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Coco beach, which is ca 995.5km (618.3miles) away from Somali Plain. Another surfspot is Coco beach, located approximately 995.5km (618.3miles) from Somali Plain.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Somali Plain. The closest decent one is Al-Jazira, which is more than 436.6km (271.2miles) away from Somali Plain. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Anse Lazio, approximately 466.4km (289.7miles) away from Somali Plain.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Somali Plain?

The water temperature at Somali Plain is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the spring, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Somali Plain. However, during June, July, and August, temperatures drop down to 25°C (78°F). During these months, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a rashguard or 1mm top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Somali Plain?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (78-87°F) during June, July, and August. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during March, April, and May when water temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Somali Plain: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Somali Plain...

Do you know what the the city Guster in Germany, the city Qandala in Somalia, and the city Boucau in France have in common with Somali Plain? Click on the links to find out...