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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Farasan, Saudi Arabia

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

Farasan is a coastal city in Saudi Arabia. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 10527 people. The water temperature around Farasan varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.4°F) in February up to 33.4°C (92.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Farasan 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 Farasan?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Farasan is ca:
31°C (88°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Farasan?

Not many surf spots are located close to Farasan. A good spot nearby is Dubai Wave Pool, which is 1004.2km (623.7miles) away from Farasan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is ca 1004.8km (624.1miles) away from Farasan. Another fun surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located ca 1004.8km (624.1miles) from Farasan.

Are there sandy beaches close to Farasan?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Farasan. A beach, which is not too far away, is Umm Bab, which is 800.1km (497miles) away from Farasan. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Hawar Island, ca 819.4km (508.9miles) away from Farasan.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Farasan?

The sea temperature around Farasan is extremely warm, reaching up to 33°C (92°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Farasan. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 26°C (78°F). In this season, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a rashguard or 1mm top.

How is the diving and fishing close to Farasan?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during winter. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 28 to 33°C (83-92°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Farasan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Farasan...

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