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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kharja, Jordan

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

Kharja is a coastal city in Jordan. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 5498 people. The water temperature around Kharja changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.9°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 Kharja 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 Kharja?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Kharja is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Kharja. A spot, which is not too far away, is Shavei Tzion, which is roughly 51.8km (33.6miles) away from Kharja. Click here for directions and for more information on Shavei Tzion and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kharja are BackDoor Haifa, which is approximately 54.1km (33.6miles) away, and TE PEAK, located ca 55.1km (34.2miles) from Kharja.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Kharja. The next good one is Dekel Beach, which is just 23km (14.3miles) away from Kharja. Another beautiful beach near Kharja is Dado South Beach, ca 54.9km (34.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Kharja?

The sea temperature around Kharja 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 normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool 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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Kharja?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kharja: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kharja...

Do you know what the the city Yaren in Nauru, the city Shaft in Iran, and the city Pola de Somiedo in Spain have in common with Kharja? Click on the links to find out...