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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Al Wakrah, Qatar

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

Al Wakrah is a coastal city in Qatar. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 26436 people. The water temperature around Al Wakrah has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 20.6°C (69.2°F) in March up to 33.1°C (91.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Al Wakrah 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 Wakrah?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Al Wakrah is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Al Wakrah. A good spot nearby is Dubai Wave Pool, which is almost 224.3km (139.3miles) away from Al Wakrah. Click here to check out more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is roughly 224.7km (139.5miles) away from Al Wakrah. Another fun surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located roughly 224.7km (139.5miles) from Al Wakrah.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Al Wakrah. A good beach nearby is Umm Bab, which is only 50.2km (31.2miles) away from Al Wakrah. Another beautiful beach near Al Wakrah is Hawar Island, which is ca 62km (38.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Al Wakrah?

The water temperature around Al Wakrah is extremely warm, reaching up to 33°C (92°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 21°C (69°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Al Wakrah?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 28 to 33°C (83-92°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Al Wakrah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Al Wakrah...

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