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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Midreshet Ben-Gurion, Israel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Midreshet Ben-Gurion...

Midreshet Ben-Gurion is a coastal city in Israel. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1100 people. The water temperature around Midreshet Ben-Gurion varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in February up to 30.1°C (86.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Midreshet Ben-Gurion 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 Midreshet Ben-Gurion?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Midreshet Ben-Gurion is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Midreshet Ben-Gurion?

There are not many surf spots close to Midreshet Ben-Gurion. The closest decent spot is Ziqim Beach, which is just 55.1km (40miles) away from Midreshet Ben-Gurion. Click here for directions and for more information on Ziqim Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Midreshet Ben-Gurion are Igolim ashdod, which is approximately 64.4km (40miles) away, and DromiAshdod, located roughly 65.6km (40.8miles) from Midreshet Ben-Gurion.

Are there beaches close to Midreshet Ben-Gurion?

There are not too many beaches close to Midreshet Ben-Gurion. A good beach nearby is Bar Beach, which is only 59km (36.7miles) away from Midreshet Ben-Gurion. Another gorgeous beach near Midreshet Ben-Gurion is Givat Aliyah Beach, which is 82.1km (51miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Midreshet Ben-Gurion?

The sea temperature around Midreshet Ben-Gurion is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (63°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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Midreshet Ben-Gurion?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Midreshet Ben-Gurion: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Midreshet Ben-Gurion...

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