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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ben Mehidi, Algeria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ben Mehidi...

Ben Mehidi is a coastal city in Algeria. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 28398 people. The water temperature around Ben Mehidi has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.3°F) in March up to 25.1°C (77.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ben Mehidi 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 Ben Mehidi?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Ben Mehidi is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Ben Mehidi. The closest decent spot is Cala Cipolla, which is almost 154.4km (95.9miles) away from Ben Mehidi. Click here for more information on Cala Cipolla and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Chia, which is ca 155.9km (96.8miles) away from Ben Mehidi. Another good surfspot is Chia, located approximately 155.9km (96.8miles) from Ben Mehidi.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Ben Mehidi. A good beach nearby is Tamanert Beach, which is almost 79.1km (49.1miles) away from Ben Mehidi. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Sounine, which is approximately 127.9km (79.4miles) away from Ben Mehidi.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ben Mehidi?

The sea temperature around Ben Mehidi is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ben Mehidi. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ben Mehidi?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ben Mehidi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ben Mehidi...

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