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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Riqab, Yemen

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

Riqab is a coastal city in Yemen. The water temperature around Riqab has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.3°F) in February up to 33.1°C (91.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Riqab 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 Riqab?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Riqab is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Riqab. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dubai Wave Pool, which is more than 1019.8km (633.4miles) away from Riqab. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is roughly 1020.4km (633.8miles) away from Riqab. Another fun surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located ca 1020.4km (633.8miles) from Riqab.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are near to Riqab. A good beach nearby is Umm Bab, which is more than 848.1km (526.7miles) away from Riqab. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Hawar Island, which is ca 871.2km (541.1miles) away from Riqab.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Riqab?

The sea temperature around Riqab is extremely warm, reaching up to 33°C (92°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Riqab. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 25°C (76°F). In this season, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Riqab?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 28 to 33°C (83-92°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Riqab: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Riqab...

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