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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Red Sea

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Red Sea...

Red Sea is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Red Sea varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.1°C (79°F) in February up to 31.3°C (88.3°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Red Sea 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 Red Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Red Sea is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Red Sea. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ziqim Beach, which is more than 819.1km (508.7miles) away from Red Sea. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ziqim Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing DromiAshdod, which is ca 828.8km (514.8miles) away from Red Sea. Another fun surfspot is DromiAshdod, located roughly 828.8km (514.8miles) from Red Sea.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Red Sea. The next good one is Hurghada, which is 563.5km (350miles) away from Red Sea. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Sharm el-Sheikh, which is roughly 587.6km (364.9miles) away from Red Sea.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Red Sea?

The sea temperature at Red Sea is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Red Sea. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 26°C (79°F). In this season, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a rashguard or light top.

How is the diving and fishing close to Red Sea?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F) during January, February, and March. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during when temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Red Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Red Sea...

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