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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rafraf, Tunisia

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

Rafraf is a coastal city in Tunisia. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 9255 people. The water temperature around Rafraf varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.5°F) in March up to 24.7°C (76.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rafraf 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 Rafraf?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Rafraf is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Rafraf. The closest decent spot is Cipolla-Pipeline, which is more than 136.8km (85miles) away from Rafraf. Click here to check out more information on Cipolla-Pipeline and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Chia, which is ca 137.1km (85.1miles) away from Rafraf. Another surfspot is Chia, located 137.1km (85.1miles) from Rafraf.

Are there sandy beaches close to Rafraf?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Rafraf. A beach, which is not too far away, is Sounine, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Rafraf. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Poetto, 149.4km (92.8miles) away from Rafraf.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Rafraf?

The sea temperature around Rafraf is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rafraf?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rafraf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rafraf...

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