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Assinie water temperature
Assinie ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.6

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Assinie Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Ivory Coast, Côte d'Ivoire)

Today's Assinie sea temperature is 27.8 °C.

Statistics for 15 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 28.2 °C, range: 27.3 °C to 28.9 °C

Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 28 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (27 °C) very warm too. Staying comfortable in the water at Assinie won't be a problem, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.

Côte d'Ivoire Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Côte d'Ivoire
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Côte d'Ivoire Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Côte d'Ivoire
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Assinie. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Assinie Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Assinie sea water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F) on around the 5th of May and are at their coldest on about the 12th of August, in the range 23 to 26°C (73 to 79°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Assinie climb to their warmest at the beginning of May. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. Assinie sea water temperatures are always warm but dip to their coldest in the second week of August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Assinie can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Assinie. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.