Ferme aux Crocos Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide
Today's Ferme aux Crocos sea temperature is 28.8 °C.
Statistics for 23 May (1981–2005) – mean: 27.0 °C, range: 25.0 °C to 28.7 °C
Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 28 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (28 °C) very warm too. Staying comfortable in the water at Ferme aux Crocos won't be a problem, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.
Map of current Gabon
Surface Water Temperatures based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Map of current Gabon
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies
(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)
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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Ferme aux Crocos. 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.
All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.
Ferme aux Crocos water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F) on around the 18th of March and are at their minimum on about the 13th of July, in the range 23 to 27°C (73 to 81°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Ferme aux Crocos climb to their highest in the third week of March. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. Ferme aux Crocos water temperatures are always warm but dip to their minimum in the third week of July. 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 Ferme aux Crocos 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 Ferme aux Crocos. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.