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

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

Faraskur is a coastal city in Egypt. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 58284 people. The water temperature around Faraskur varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in February up to 27°C (80.7°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 Faraskur 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 Faraskur?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Faraskur is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Faraskur. The next good one is Ziqim Beach, which is more than 165.3km (102.7miles) away from Faraskur. Click here to check out more information on Ziqim Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing DromiAshdod, which is approximately 174km (108.1miles) away from Faraskur. Another good surfspot is DromiAshdod, located 174km (108.1miles) from Faraskur.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Faraskur. The next good one is Gamasa, which is just 13km (8.1miles) away from Faraskur. Another beautiful beach near Faraskur is Maamoura Beach, which is 99.4km (61.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Faraskur?

The water temperature around Faraskur is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Faraskur. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Faraskur?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Faraskur: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Faraskur...

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