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

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

Oran is a coastal city in Algeria. It is a quite huge city close to the ocean with a population of 645984 people. The water temperature around Oran varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58.2°F) in February up to 24.2°C (75.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Oran 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 Oran?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Oran is about:
24°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Oran. A spot that might be worth checking out is La Manga, which is almost 139.4km (86.6miles) away from Oran. Click here for directions and for more information on La Manga and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try The chucha, which is approximately 170.9km (106.2miles) away from Oran. Another surfspot is The chucha, located ca 170.9km (106.2miles) from Oran.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Oran. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bou-Zadjar Beach, which is only 29.3km (18.2miles) away from Oran. Another good beach near Oran is Sassel Beach, approximately 35.3km (21.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Oran?

The sea temperature around Oran 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 to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Oran. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Oran?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Oran: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oran...

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