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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Masirah Island, Oman

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Masirah Island...

Masirah Island is a surf spot in Oman. The water temperature around Masirah Island has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.8°C (71.2°F) in July up to 27.5°C (81.5°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Masirah Island 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 at Masirah Island?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Masirah Island is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Masirah Island. A spot, which is not too far away, is Point nth of Al Ashkarah, which is more than 129.3km (80.3miles) away from Masirah Island. Click here for more information on Point nth of Al Ashkarah and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Fujairah Port, which is 367.2km (228.1miles) away from Masirah Island.

Are there beaches located close to Masirah Island?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Masirah Island. The closest decent beach is Jiwani Bay, which is 382.3km (237.5miles) away from Masirah Island. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Gwadar West Beach, which is ca 393.1km (244.2miles) away from Masirah Island.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Masirah Island?

The sea temperature at Masirah Island is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during summer, temperatures drop down to nearly 22°C (71°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Masirah Island?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Masirah Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Masirah Island...

Do you know what the the city Curug in Indonesia, the city Palazzo San Gervasio in Italy, and the city Moquegua in Peru have in common with Masirah Island? Click on the links to find out...