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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Assal al Ward, Syria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Assal al Ward...

Assal al Ward is a coastal city in Syria. The water temperature around Assal al Ward has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.7°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°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 Assal al Ward 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 Assal al Ward?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Assal al Ward is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Assal al Ward. The closest decent spot is Nahr brahim, which is roughly 46.3km (29.3miles) away from Assal al Ward. Click here for more information on Nahr brahim and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Assal al Ward are Tam tam, which is ca 47.2km (29.3miles) away, and Sandy Beach-Chekka, located ca 50.4km (31.3miles) from Assal al Ward.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Assal al Ward?

There are not many beaches close to Assal al Ward. The next good one is Tabarja Beach, which is 46.4km (28.8miles) away from Assal al Ward. Another gorgeous beach near Assal al Ward is Byblos Beach, approximately 47.1km (29.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Assal al Ward?

The sea temperature around Assal al Ward 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 diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Assal al Ward?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Assal al Ward: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Assal al Ward...

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