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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Al Qamsiyah, Syria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Al Qamsiyah...

Al Qamsiyah is a coastal city in Syria. The water temperature around Al Qamsiyah varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in March up to 28.3°C (82.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Al Qamsiyah 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 near Al Qamsiyah?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Al Qamsiyah is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near Al Qamsiyah?

There are not too many surf spots close to Al Qamsiyah. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is roughly 52.8km (36.2miles) away from Al Qamsiyah. Click here for directions and for more information on Sandy Beach-Chekka and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Al Qamsiyah are Batroun, which is 58.2km (36.2miles) away, and Tam tam, located approximately 66.8km (41.5miles) from Al Qamsiyah.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Al Qamsiyah. The next good one is El Mina, which is just 50km (31miles) away from Al Qamsiyah. Another gorgeous beach near Al Qamsiyah is Byblos Beach, which is ca 66.3km (41.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Al Qamsiyah?

The water temperature around Al Qamsiyah is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Al Qamsiyah?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°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. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Al Qamsiyah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Al Qamsiyah...

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