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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Babila, Syria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Babila...

Babila is a coastal city in Syria. The water temperature around Babila varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.5°F) in March up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Babila 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 Babila?

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

Are there surf spots close to Babila?

There are not too many surf spots close to Babila. A spot that might be worth checking out is Mostafa Spot, which is just 54.3km (35.2miles) away from Babila. Click here to check out more information on Mostafa Spot and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Babila are Nahr brahim, which is 56.7km (35.2miles) away, and Tam tam, located approximately 59.2km (36.8miles) from Babila.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Babila. A good beach nearby is Tabarja Beach, which is only 55.8km (34.6miles) away from Babila. Another fun beach near Babila is Byblos Beach, which is ca 59.5km (36.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Babila?

The water temperature around Babila 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 normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Babila. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Babila?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Babila: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Babila...

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