Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau, Cape Verde
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau...
Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau is a coastal city in Cape Verde.
It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 5039 people.
The water temperature around Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau has average variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 22°C (71.5°F) in April up to 26.8°C (80.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau 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 Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau?
The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau. The next good one is Ponta Preta, which is almost 95km (59miles) away from Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Ponta Preta and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing La Baie des Carpes
, which is approximately 474.1km (294.5miles) away from Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau. Another fun surfspot is La Baie des Carpes
, located ca 474.1km (294.5miles) from Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau.
Are there beautiful beaches near by?
No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau. The next good one is Cabo de Santa Maria
, which is only 96.9km (60.2miles) away from Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau. Another nice beach near Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau is Tarrafal
, which is ca 98km (60.9miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau?
The average water temperature around Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau is very warm, around 24°C (76°F), with only little variations during the year. Because of this, a wetsuit is often times not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during August, September, and October. However, keep in mind to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation around Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau is very intense year round.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau?
Diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters around Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau are mostly very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (71-80°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau...
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