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

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

Qalqilyah is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 43212 people. The water temperature around Qalqilyah varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (61.9°F) in March up to 28.4°C (83.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Qalqilyah 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 Qalqilyah?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Qalqilyah is about:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Qalqilyah?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Qalqilyah. The nearest one is Netanyapoleg, which is 9.9km (6.2miles) away from Qalqilyah. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Netanyapoleg and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Qalqilyah are Zvulun Beach, which is ca 9.9km (6.2miles) away, and Marina, located approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) from Qalqilyah.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Qalqilyah. The closest one is Metzitzim Beach, which is just 13.4km (8.3miles) away from Qalqilyah. Another fun beach near Qalqilyah is Nordau Beach, which is 13.5km (8.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Qalqilyah?

The sea temperature around Qalqilyah is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Qalqilyah. However, during early spring, temperatures come down to 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, 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 advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Qalqilyah?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Qalqilyah: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Qalqilyah...

Do you know what the the city Dhahi in Yemen, the city Warringholz in Germany, and the city Sogne in Norway have in common with Qalqilyah? Click on the links to find out...