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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mascara, Algeria

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

Mascara is a coastal city in Algeria. It is a rather medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 150000 people. The water temperature around Mascara changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in March up to 24.4°C (75.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mascara 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 Mascara?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Mascara is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Mascara. A spot, which is not too far away, is La Manga, which is 166.7km (103.6miles) away from Mascara. Click here to check out more information on La Manga and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Calita, which is ca 206.7km (128.4miles) away from Mascara. Another fun surfspot is Calita, located ca 206.7km (128.4miles) from Mascara.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Mascara. One beach, which is not too far away, is Oureah Beach, which is 33.3km (20.7miles) away from Mascara. Another gorgeous beach near Mascara is Bou-Zadjar Beach, which is 73.5km (45.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mascara?

The sea temperature around Mascara is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Mascara. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Mascara?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Mascara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mascara...

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