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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Basqal, Azerbaijan

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

Basqal is a coastal city in Azerbaijan. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1234 people. The water temperature around Basqal has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.4°C (38.1°F) in February up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Basqal 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 Basqal?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Basqal is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Basqal. A spot that might be worth checking out is Stone Tombs, which is more than 843.9km (524.2miles) away from Basqal. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is approximately 849.6km (527.7miles) away from Basqal. Another fun surfspot is Sandy Beach-Chekka, located 849.6km (527.7miles) from Basqal.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Basqal?

No, not many beaches are located near to Basqal. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bandar-e Anzali, which is more than 235.1km (146miles) away from Basqal. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kiashahr, 245.8km (152.7miles) away from Basqal.

What wetsuit is recommended for Basqal?

The water temperature around Basqal is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Basqal. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Basqal?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Basqal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Basqal...

Do you know what the the city Bardalah in the Palestinian Territory, the city El Tular in the Mexico, and the city Vorwerk in the Germany have in common with Basqal? Click on the links to find out...