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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Az Zahir, Yemen

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Az Zahir...

Az Zahir is a coastal city in Yemen. The water temperature around Az Zahir varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78°F) in January up to 31°C (87.7°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Az Zahir 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 Az Zahir?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Az Zahir is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close to Az Zahir?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Az Zahir. A good spot nearby is Masirah Island, which is more than 963.2km (598.3miles) away from Az Zahir. Click here for directions and for more information on Masirah Island and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Sunset Beach, which is approximately 982.7km (610.4miles) away from Az Zahir. Another surfspot is Sunset Beach, located approximately 982.7km (610.4miles) from Az Zahir.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Az Zahir. One that might be worth checking out is Al-Jazira, which is more than 827.7km (514.1miles) away from Az Zahir. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Umm Bab, approximately 845km (524.9miles) away from Az Zahir.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Az Zahir?

The water temperature around Az Zahir is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Az Zahir. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to 26°C (78°F). During these months, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a rashguard or thin top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Az Zahir?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during winter. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna love this temperature range. The conditions change during May, June, and Jul when water temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Az Zahir: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Az Zahir...

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