Memba Bay

Memba Bay
Baía de Memba
Coordinates 14°11′S 40°34′E / 14.183°S 40.567°E / -14.183; 40.567Coordinates: 14°11′S 40°34′E / 14.183°S 40.567°E / -14.183; 40.567
Ocean/sea sources Indian Ocean
Basin countries Mozambique
Max. length 13 km (8.1 mi)
Max. width 14 km (8.7 mi)
Settlements Memba

Memba Bay (Portuguese: Baía de Memba) is a bay in Mozambique.[1] It is located in Nampula Province, north of Fernao Veloso Bay, on the northern coast of Mozambique.

Currently the bay is a popular scuba diving area, with numerous diving spots.


Memba Bay is open towards the east and is named after the town of Memba, Memba District, located in the bay. There are deep inlets in the southern shore of the inner bay, including Porto de Duarte Pedroso,[2] one of the main harbours of Mozambique, and Porto de Bocage.[3]

Fishermen in Memba Bay.

See also


  1. "Baía de Memba". Mapcarta. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. "Porto de Duarte Pedroso". Mapcarta. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. "Porto de Bocage". Mapcarta. Retrieved 9 November 2016.

Diving in Mozambique travel guide from Wikivoyage

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