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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Qalqas, Palestinian Territory

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

Qalqas is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1132 people. The water temperature around Qalqas has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Qalqas 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 Qalqas?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Qalqas is ca:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Qalqas. The next good one is Igolim ashdod, which is roughly 34.2km (21.4miles) away from Qalqas. Click here for more information on Igolim ashdod and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Qalqas are DromiAshdod, which is approximately 34.4km (21.4miles) away, and Hakshatot Ashdod, located roughly 34.5km (21.4miles) from Qalqas.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Qalqas?

There are not many beaches near to Qalqas. The next good one is Bar Beach, which is 34.2km (21.2miles) away from Qalqas. Another gorgeous beach near Qalqas is Givat Aliyah Beach, ca 43km (26.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Qalqas?

The sea temperature around Qalqas 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 usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 17°C (63°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Qalqas?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Qalqas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Qalqas...

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