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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Migdal HaEmeq, Israel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Migdal HaEmeq...

Migdal HaEmeq is a coastal city in Israel. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 24800 people. The water temperature around Migdal HaEmeq changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Migdal HaEmeq 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 Migdal HaEmeq?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Migdal HaEmeq is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Migdal HaEmeq. The nearest one is BackDoor Haifa, which is just 18.7km (11.7miles) away from Migdal HaEmeq. Click here for directions and to check out more information on BackDoor Haifa and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Migdal HaEmeq are TE PEAK, which is roughly 18.9km (11.7miles) away, and The Reef, located ca 19.1km (11.8miles) from Migdal HaEmeq.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches near to Migdal HaEmeq. The closest one is HaBonim Beach, which is only 18.3km (11.4miles) away from Migdal HaEmeq. Another gorgeous beach near Migdal HaEmeq is Nasholim Beach, which is ca 18.3km (11.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Migdal HaEmeq?

The water temperature around Migdal HaEmeq 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 normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Migdal HaEmeq. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Migdal HaEmeq?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Migdal HaEmeq: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Migdal HaEmeq...

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