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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Harasta, Syria

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

Harasta is a coastal city in Syria. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 37348 people. The water temperature around Harasta changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.5°F) in March up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harasta 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 Harasta?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Harasta is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Harasta. A good spot nearby is Nahr brahim, which is about 54km (34.2miles) away from Harasta. Click here for more information on Nahr brahim and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Harasta are Mostafa Spot, which is approximately 55.1km (34.2miles) away, and Tam tam, located ca 56.3km (34.9miles) from Harasta.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Harasta. One beach, which is not too far away, is Tabarja Beach, which is 53.3km (33.1miles) away from Harasta. Another beautiful beach near Harasta is Byblos Beach, ca 56.4km (35.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Harasta?

The sea temperature around Harasta is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Harasta?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Harasta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Harasta...

Do you know what the the city El Mazraa in Israel, the city Montefalcone nel Sannio in Italy, and the city Harlev in Denmark have in common with Harasta? Click on the links to find out...