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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Beirut Escarpment

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Beirut Escarpment...

Beirut Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Beirut Escarpment varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in February up to 28.3°C (82.9°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 Beirut Escarpment 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 Beirut Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Beirut Escarpment is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Beirut Escarpment. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mostafa Spot, which is just 15km (17miles) away from Beirut Escarpment. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mostafa Spot and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Beirut Escarpment are Nahr brahim, which is 27.4km (17miles) away, and Tam tam, located ca 29.9km (18.6miles) from Beirut Escarpment.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Beirut Escarpment. The closest decent beach is Tabarja Beach, which is only 25.6km (15.9miles) away from Beirut Escarpment. Another fun beach near Beirut Escarpment is Byblos Beach, which is 30.5km (18.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Beirut Escarpment?

The water temperature at Beirut Escarpment is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Beirut Escarpment. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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 near Beirut Escarpment?

Due to relatively large sea 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 (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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Beirut Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Beirut Escarpment...

Do you know what the the city Viguzzolo in Italy, the geo Bowers Canyon , and the city Massa Finalese in Italy have in common with Beirut Escarpment? Click on the links to find out...