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

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

Hish is a coastal city in Syria. The water temperature around Hish has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in March up to 28.3°C (82.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hish 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 Hish?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Hish is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Hish. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is 100.6km (62.5miles) away from Hish. Click here for more information on Sandy Beach-Chekka and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Tam tam, which is ca 114.2km (71miles) away from Hish. Another fun surfspot is Tam tam, located ca 114.2km (71miles) from Hish.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Hish?

Not many beaches are located near to Hish. The closest decent beach is El Mina, which is almost 97.4km (60.5miles) away from Hish. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Byblos Beach, ca 113.6km (70.6miles) away from Hish.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Hish?

The sea temperature around Hish is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Hish?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Hish: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hish...

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