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West Africa Time (WAT)

West Africa Time Zone

Time Zone Time = GMT+1

What is the current local time now in West Africa Time Zone now?

Clock showing the current local time now in (West Africa Time Zone)

What time zone is West Africa Time (WAT) in?

West Africa Standard Time is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).

Does West Africa observe Daylight Saving Time?

Most countries in West Africa Time Zone do not operate Daylight Saving Time.

Namibia does operate Daylight Saving Time. Tunisia does in some years.

Which countries are in West Africa Time Zone?





Central African Republic


Democratic Republic of Congo (part)

Republic of Congo

Equatorial Guinea






Most of Africa spans the Equator so daylight hours don't vary that much across the year so Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not used in most of Africa.

The countries of Egypt, Morocco, Namibia, and Western Sahara do observe Daylight Saving Time.

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