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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Girdler Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Girdler Ridge...

Girdler Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Girdler Ridge changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.9°C (76.9°F) in February up to 30.9°C (87.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Girdler Ridge 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 Girdler Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Girdler Ridge is approximately:
31°C (88°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Girdler Ridge. The closest decent spot is Masirah Island, which is 802.7km (498.6miles) away from Girdler Ridge. Click here to check out more information on Masirah Island and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Dubai Wave Pool, which is roughly 921.7km (572.5miles) away from Girdler Ridge. Another fun surfspot is Dubai Wave Pool, located 921.7km (572.5miles) from Girdler Ridge.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Girdler Ridge. A good beach nearby is Al-Jazira, which is more than 805.3km (500.2miles) away from Girdler Ridge. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Umm Bab, 850.5km (528.2miles) away from Girdler Ridge.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Girdler Ridge?

The water temperature at Girdler Ridge is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°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 diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 25°C (77°F). In this season, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Girdler Ridge?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Girdler Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Girdler Ridge...

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