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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Khan Shaykhun, Syria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Khan Shaykhun...

Khan Shaykhun is a coastal city in Syria. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 48975 people. The water temperature around Khan Shaykhun changes dramatically year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Khan Shaykhun 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 Khan Shaykhun?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Khan Shaykhun. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is almost 94.7km (58.8miles) away from Khan Shaykhun. Click here for directions and for more information on Sandy Beach-Chekka and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Tam tam, which is 108.2km (67.2miles) away from Khan Shaykhun. Another fun surfspot is Tam tam, located ca 108.2km (67.2miles) from Khan Shaykhun.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Khan Shaykhun. One that might be worth checking out is El Mina, which is almost 91.4km (56.8miles) away from Khan Shaykhun. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Byblos Beach, which is ca 107.6km (66.8miles) away from Khan Shaykhun.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Khan Shaykhun?

The sea temperature around Khan Shaykhun 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Khan Shaykhun. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Khan Shaykhun?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Khan Shaykhun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Khan Shaykhun...

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