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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lod, Israel

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

Lod is a coastal city in Israel. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 66589 people. The water temperature around Lod has significant 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 Lod 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 Lod?

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

Are there surf spots near Lod?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Lod. The closest one is Maravi, which is 11km (7miles) away from Lod. Click here to check out more information on Maravi and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lod are Dolfinraium, which is roughly 11.3km (7miles) away, and Hilton, located 12.1km (7.5miles) from Lod.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Lod. The nearest one is Givat Aliyah Beach, which is only 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Lod. Another nice beach near Lod is Charles Clore Beach, which is ca 11km (6.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lod?

The water temperature around Lod 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lod. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lod?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Lod: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lod...

Do you know what the the city Decimomannu in Italy, the city Cruz in Brazil, and the city Monte Vidon Combatte in Italy have in common with Lod? Click on the links to find out...