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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Masallatah, Libya

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

Masallatah is a coastal city in Libya. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 23702 people. The water temperature around Masallatah varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in January up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Masallatah 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 Masallatah?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Masallatah is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Masallatah. The closest decent spot is Golden bay, which is more than 230km (142.9miles) away from Masallatah. Click here to check out more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Off The Wall, which is ca 233.3km (144.9miles) away from Masallatah. Another fun surfspot is Off The Wall, located roughly 233.3km (144.9miles) from Masallatah.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Masallatah. A good beach nearby is Pretty Bay, which is more than 223.7km (138.9miles) away from Masallatah. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out St Georges Bay, roughly 224.2km (139.2miles) away from Masallatah.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Masallatah?

The water temperature around Masallatah is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Masallatah. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Masallatah?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Masallatah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Masallatah...

Do you know what the the city Nagu in Finland, the city Taviano in Italy, and Anegada Canyon have in common with Masallatah? Click on the links to find out...