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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ras el Oued, Algeria

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ras el Oued...

Ras el Oued is a coastal city in Algeria. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the water with a population of 56726 people. The water temperature around Ras el Oued has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15°C (58.9°F) in February up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ras el Oued 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 Ras el Oued?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Ras el Oued is about:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Ras el Oued?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Ras el Oued. The closest decent spot is Mallorca-Es Trenc, which is almost 258.9km (160.8miles) away from Ras el Oued. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mallorca-Es Trenc and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Mallorca-Cala Major, which is ca 280.8km (174.4miles) away from Ras el Oued. Another fun surfspot is Mallorca-Cala Major, located roughly 280.8km (174.4miles) from Ras el Oued.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Ras el Oued. A good beach nearby is Blerouna Beach, which is almost 77.4km (48.1miles) away from Ras el Oued. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Tamanert Beach, roughly 112km (69.6miles) away from Ras el Oued.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Ras el Oued?

The sea temperature around Ras el Oued is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ras el Oued. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ras el Oued?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ras el Oued: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ras el Oued...

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