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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Raanana, Israel

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

Raanana is a coastal city in Israel. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 80000 people. The water temperature around Raanana changes dramatically during 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 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 Raanana 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 Raanana?

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

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Raanana?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Raanana. The nearest one is Zvulun Beach, which is 4.3km (2.9miles) away from Raanana. Click here for more information on Zvulun Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Raanana are Marina, which is ca 4.7km (2.9miles) away, and Netanyapoleg, located ca 6.6km (4.1miles) from Raanana.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in close proximity to Raanana. The nearest one is Metzitzim Beach, which is 8.7km (5.4miles) away from Raanana. Another beach near Raanana is Nordau Beach, which is 8.7km (5.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Raanana?

The sea temperature around Raanana 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Raanana?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. 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 July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Raanana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Raanana...

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