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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Waterloo, Sierra Leone

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

Waterloo is a coastal city in Sierra Leone. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 19750 people. The water temperature around Waterloo is close to constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.7°F) in March up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Waterloo 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 Waterloo?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Waterloo is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Waterloo. A spot, which is not too far away, is Baobab, which is more than 501.2km (311.3miles) away from Waterloo. Click here to check out more information on Baobab and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Petites Mamelles, which is 531.6km (330.2miles) away from Waterloo. Another surfspot is Petites Mamelles, located ca 531.6km (330.2miles) from Waterloo.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Waterloo. The next good one is Bakau, which is almost 429.7km (266.9miles) away from Waterloo. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kololi, ca 429.8km (267miles) away from Waterloo.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Waterloo?

The average water temperature around Waterloo is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes 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 Waterloo. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Waterloo can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Waterloo?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Waterloo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Waterloo...

Do you know what the the city Fauske in Norway, the city Kurayoshi in Japan, and the island Gran Canaria in Spain have in common with Waterloo? Click on the links to find out...