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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Az Zarqa, Egypt

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

Az Zarqa is a coastal city in Egypt. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 40010 people. The water temperature around Az Zarqa changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in February up to 27°C (80.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Az Zarqa 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 Zarqa?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Az Zarqa is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close to Az Zarqa?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Az Zarqa. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ziqim Beach, which is almost 171.1km (106.3miles) away from Az Zarqa. Click here for more information on Ziqim Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try DromiAshdod, which is 180.3km (112miles) away from Az Zarqa. Another fun surfspot is DromiAshdod, located ca 180.3km (112miles) from Az Zarqa.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Az Zarqa. One beach, which is not too far away, is Gamasa, which is only 17.1km (10.6miles) away from Az Zarqa. Another beach near Az Zarqa is Maamoura Beach, 94.8km (58.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Az Zarqa?

The water temperature around Az Zarqa is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Az Zarqa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Az Zarqa...

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