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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kharas, Palestinian Territory

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

Kharas is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6885 people. The water temperature around Kharas has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°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 Kharas 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 Kharas?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Kharas is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Kharas. The closest decent spot is Hakshatot Ashdod, which is 27.2km (16.9miles) away from Kharas. Click here for more information on Hakshatot Ashdod and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kharas are DromiAshdod, which is approximately 27.3km (16.9miles) away, and Igolim ashdod, located roughly 27.3km (16.9miles) from Kharas.

Are there beaches located close to Kharas?

No, there are not many beaches close to Kharas. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bar Beach, which is only 28.8km (17.9miles) away from Kharas. Another beautiful beach near Kharas is Givat Aliyah Beach, ca 34.1km (21.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Kharas?

The water temperature around Kharas 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 usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kharas?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kharas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kharas...

Do you know what the South Reef , Lintou in China, and the city Mansourah in Algeria have in common with Kharas? Click on the links to find out...