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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Batroun, Lebanon

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

Batroun is a coastal city in Lebanon. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 10852 people. The water temperature around Batroun changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°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 Batroun 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 Batroun?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Batroun is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close to Batroun?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Batroun. The nearest one is Batroun, which is just 0.8km (3.1miles) away from Batroun. Click here for directions and for more information on Batroun and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Batroun are Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is approximately 5km (3.1miles) away, and Tam tam, located roughly 9.7km (6miles) from Batroun.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches near to Batroun. The closest one is El Mina, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Batroun. Another beach near Batroun is Byblos Beach, which is ca 9.1km (5.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Batroun?

The water temperature around Batroun 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 scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Batroun?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Batroun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Batroun...

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