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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near As Safsafah, Syria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about As Safsafah...

As Safsafah is a coastal city in Syria. The water temperature around As Safsafah changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 17.1°C (62.8°F) in February up to 28.2°C (82.7°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since As Safsafah 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 As Safsafah?

The current water temperature in the month of February near As Safsafah is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots located close to As Safsafah?

There are not many surf spots close to As Safsafah. The next good one is Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is just 35.1km (25.3miles) away from As Safsafah. Click here for directions and for more information on Sandy Beach-Chekka and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near As Safsafah are Batroun, which is 40.8km (25.3miles) away, and Tam tam, located roughly 48.7km (30.3miles) from As Safsafah.

Are there gorgeous beaches near As Safsafah?

There are not too many beaches near to As Safsafah. A good beach nearby is El Mina, which is only 31.9km (19.8miles) away from As Safsafah. Another beautiful beach near As Safsafah is Byblos Beach, ca 48.1km (29.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for As Safsafah?

The sea temperature around As Safsafah is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 17°C (63°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to As Safsafah?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to As Safsafah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about As Safsafah...

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