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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Taounate, Morocco

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

Taounate is a coastal city in Morocco. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 32802 people. The water temperature around Taounate varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in January up to 23.8°C (74.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Taounate 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 Taounate?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Taounate is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close to Taounate?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Taounate. The next good one is Moulay Bousselham, which is almost 96.8km (60.1miles) away from Taounate. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Moulay Bousselham and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Mehdya Beach, which is 118.3km (73.5miles) away from Taounate. Another surfspot is Mehdya Beach, located approximately 118.3km (73.5miles) from Taounate.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Taounate. The next good one is Cala Arenas, which is more than 114.5km (71.1miles) away from Taounate. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tarifa, approximately 115.5km (71.7miles) away from Taounate.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Taounate?

The water temperature around Taounate is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Taounate. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 15°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Taounate?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Taounate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Taounate...

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