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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Takaungu, Kenya

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

Takaungu is a coastal city in Kenya. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 10760 people. The water temperature around Takaungu changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25°C (76.9°F) in August up to 29.4°C (84.8°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Takaungu 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 Takaungu?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Takaungu is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Takaungu. A good spot nearby is Nungwi, which is more than 145.8km (90.5miles) away from Takaungu. Click here to check out more information on Nungwi and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Coco beach, which is approximately 216.9km (134.7miles) away from Takaungu. Another good surfspot is Coco beach, located 216.9km (134.7miles) from Takaungu.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Takaungu?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Takaungu. A good beach nearby is Bamburi Beach, which is just 22.1km (13.8miles) away from Takaungu. Another beach near Takaungu is Watamu Beach, which is approximately 25.1km (15.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Takaungu?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Takaungu?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Takaungu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Takaungu...

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