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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ash Shamiyah, Kuwait

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ash Shamiyah...

Ash Shamiyah is a coastal city in Kuwait. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 13762 people. The water temperature around Ash Shamiyah has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.4°F) in January up to 31.6°C (88.9°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Ash Shamiyah 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 Ash Shamiyah?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Ash Shamiyah is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Ash Shamiyah. The next good one is Sunset Beach, which is almost 537.4km (333.8miles) away from Ash Shamiyah. Click here for directions and for more information on Sunset Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Moscow Beach, which is roughly 537.5km (333.8miles) away from Ash Shamiyah. Another fun surfspot is Moscow Beach, located approximately 537.5km (333.8miles) from Ash Shamiyah.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Ash Shamiyah. A beach, which is not too far away, is Manama Corniche, which is almost 269km (167.1miles) away from Ash Shamiyah. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Zallaq Beach, approximately 279.2km (173.4miles) away from Ash Shamiyah.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ash Shamiyah?

The sea temperature around Ash Shamiyah is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ash Shamiyah. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ash Shamiyah?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ash Shamiyah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ash Shamiyah...

Do you know what the the city Madama in the Palestinian Territory, the city Numeto in the Indonesia, and the city Harbour Heights in the United States have in common with Ash Shamiyah? Click on the links to find out...