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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Yoff Plage, Senegal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Yoff Plage...

Yoff Plage is a surf spot in Senegal. The water temperature around Yoff Plage varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.5°C (63.5°F) in March up to 28°C (82.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Yoff Plage 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 at Yoff Plage?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Yoff Plage is ca:
19°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Yoff Plage. The closest one is Le Virage, which is 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Yoff Plage. Click here for directions and for more information on Le Virage and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Yoff Plage is Petites Mamelles, which is roughly 3.8km (2.3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Yoff Plage?

Not many beaches are located near to Yoff Plage. The closest decent beach is Fajara, which is 103.1km (64miles) away from Yoff Plage. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Bakau, which is 103.4km (64.2miles) away from Yoff Plage.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Yoff Plage?

The sea temperature at Yoff Plage is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Yoff Plage?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Yoff Plage: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Yoff Plage...

Do you know what the the city Okiot in the Philippines, the city Monte Cerignone in the Italy, and the city Pisaras in the Micronesia have in common with Yoff Plage? Click on the links to find out...