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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kuwait City, Kuwait

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kuwait City...

Kuwait City is a coastal city in Kuwait. It is a quite mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 60064 people. The water temperature around Kuwait City changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.4°F) in January up to 31.6°C (88.9°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kuwait City 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 Kuwait City?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Kuwait City is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Kuwait City. A good spot nearby is Sunset Beach, which is more than 537.4km (333.8miles) away from Kuwait City. Click here for directions and for more information on Sunset Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is ca 537.4km (333.8miles) away from Kuwait City. Another fun surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located roughly 537.4km (333.8miles) from Kuwait City.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Kuwait City. One that might be worth checking out is Manama Corniche, which is 269.6km (167.5miles) away from Kuwait City. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Zallaq Beach, which is roughly 279.9km (173.9miles) away from Kuwait City.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Kuwait City?

The sea temperature around Kuwait City is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kuwait City. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Kuwait City?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kuwait City: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kuwait City...

Do you know what the the island Lakshadweep in India, the city Camphin-en-Carembault in France, and the city Jintang in China have in common with Kuwait City? Click on the links to find out...