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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tema, Ghana

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

Tema is a coastal city in Ghana. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 155782 people. The water temperature around Tema has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 22.8°C (73.1°F) in August up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Tema 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 Tema?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Tema is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Tema. A spot that might be worth checking out is Baobab, which is almost 1293km (803.1miles) away from Tema. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Yoff Plage, which is ca 1324.3km (822.5miles) away from Tema. Another fun surfspot is Yoff Plage, located 1324.3km (822.5miles) from Tema.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in close proximity to Tema. The closest one is Labadi Beach, which is only 11.2km (7miles) away from Tema. Another good beach near Tema is Accra Beach, which is ca 15.1km (9.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tema?

The water temperature around Tema is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the spring, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Tema. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of approximately 23°C (73°F). In this season, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Tema?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during July, August, and September. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during March, April, and May when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tema: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tema...

Do you know what the the city Samothraki in Greece, the city Mayang in Indonesia, and the city Tuxpan de Rodriguez Cano in Mexico have in common with Tema? Click on the links to find out...