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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Harqalah, Tunisia

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

Harqalah is a coastal city in Tunisia. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6942 people. The water temperature around Harqalah changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in March up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Harqalah 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 Harqalah?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Harqalah is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Harqalah. The closest decent spot is Magaggiari Sicily, which is 203.1km (126.2miles) away from Harqalah. Click here for more information on Magaggiari Sicily and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is roughly 210.9km (131miles) away from Harqalah. Another surfspot is Gozo-Ramla Bay, located ca 210.9km (131miles) from Harqalah.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Harqalah. A good beach nearby is Sounine, which is 83km (51.6miles) away from Harqalah. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Xlendi, ca 207.3km (128.8miles) away from Harqalah.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Harqalah?

The sea temperature around Harqalah is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°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 sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Harqalah?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Harqalah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Harqalah...

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