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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Persian Gulf

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Persian Gulf...

Persian Gulf is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Persian Gulf varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 17.8°C (64°F) in March up to 33.2°C (91.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Persian Gulf 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 Persian Gulf?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Persian Gulf is ca:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Persian Gulf. The closest decent spot is Sunset Beach, which is almost 291.9km (181.3miles) away from Persian Gulf. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sunset Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is ca 291.9km (181.3miles) away from Persian Gulf. Another good surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located ca 291.9km (181.3miles) from Persian Gulf.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Persian Gulf. The closest decent beach is Manama Corniche, which is only 59.3km (36.8miles) away from Persian Gulf. Another good beach near Persian Gulf is Fuwairit beach, which is 67.5km (41.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Persian Gulf?

The sea temperature at Persian Gulf is extremely warm, reaching up to 33°C (92°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 at Persian Gulf. However, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 18°C (64°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some 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 bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Persian Gulf?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 28 to 33°C (83-92°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Persian Gulf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Persian Gulf...

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