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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bilqas, Egypt

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

Bilqas is a coastal city in Egypt. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 103596 people. The water temperature around Bilqas varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.3°C (61.4°F) in March up to 27.7°C (81.9°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Bilqas 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 Bilqas?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Bilqas is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Bilqas. The closest decent spot is Ziqim Beach, which is more than 187.2km (116.3miles) away from Bilqas. Click here to check out more information on Ziqim Beach and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try DromiAshdod, which is roughly 196.1km (121.8miles) away from Bilqas. Another surfspot is DromiAshdod, located approximately 196.1km (121.8miles) from Bilqas.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Bilqas. The closest decent beach is Gamasa, which is just 18.9km (11.7miles) away from Bilqas. Another gorgeous beach near Bilqas is Maamoura Beach, which is approximately 78.5km (48.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bilqas?

The water temperature around Bilqas is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bilqas?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°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. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bilqas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bilqas...

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