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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Artas, Palestinian Territory

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Artas...

Artas is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 3552 people. The water temperature around Artas has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Artas 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 Artas?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Artas is ca:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Artas?

There are not many surf spots close to Artas. The closest decent spot is Ashdod -hshover, which is roughly 33.3km (20.8miles) away from Artas. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ashdod -hshover and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Artas are Hakshatot Ashdod, which is roughly 33.5km (20.8miles) away, and DromiAshdod, located ca 33.6km (20.9miles) from Artas.

Are there white sand beaches near Artas?

There are not too many beaches near to Artas. The next good one is Givat Aliyah Beach, which is just 35.4km (22miles) away from Artas. Another good beach near Artas is Charles Clore Beach, roughly 35.9km (22.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Artas?

The sea temperature around Artas is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Artas. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Artas?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Artas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Artas...

Do you know what the the city Bungoy in the Philippines, the city Ushibuka in the Japan, and the city Earls Colne in the United Kingdom have in common with Artas? Click on the links to find out...