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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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

Khobar is a coastal city in Saudi Arabia. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the water with a population of 165799 people. The water temperature around Khobar varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 19.5°C (67.1°F) in April up to 32.7°C (90.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Khobar 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 Khobar?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Khobar is about:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Khobar?

Not many surf spots are located close to Khobar. A spot, which is not too far away, is Dubai Wave Pool, which is almost 321.4km (199.6miles) away from Khobar. Click here to check out more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is 321.5km (199.7miles) away from Khobar. Another good surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located approximately 321.5km (199.7miles) from Khobar.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Khobar?

There are not too many beaches near to Khobar. One beach, which is not too far away, is Manama Corniche, which is only 22.5km (14miles) away from Khobar. Another beach near Khobar is Zallaq Beach, which is roughly 25.5km (15.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Khobar?

The sea temperature around Khobar is extremely warm, reaching up to 33°C (91°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during spring, sea temperatures reach lows of 20°C (67°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Khobar?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 28 to 33°C (82-91°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Khobar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Khobar...

Do you know what the the city Vepagunta in India, the city Tamri in Morocco, and the city Saint-Genies-de-Comolas in France have in common with Khobar? Click on the links to find out...