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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near As Salif, Yemen

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

As Salif is a coastal city in Yemen. The water temperature around As Salif varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.5°C (76.1°F) in January up to 32.6°C (90.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since As Salif 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 Salif?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to As Salif is approximately:
32°C (89°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to As Salif. The closest decent spot is Dubai Wave Pool, which is more than 1036.8km (644miles) away from As Salif. Click here for directions and for more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is ca 1037.5km (644.4miles) away from As Salif. Another good surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located ca 1037.5km (644.4miles) from As Salif.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to As Salif. The closest decent one is Umm Bab, which is more than 852.5km (529.5miles) away from As Salif. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Hawar Island, which is ca 874.2km (543miles) away from As Salif.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for As Salif?

The water temperature around As Salif is extremely warm, reaching up to 33°C (91°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around As Salif. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to approximately 25°C (76°F). During this time, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near As Salif?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during December, January, and February. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 28 to 33°C (82-91°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to As Salif: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about As Salif...

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