Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sabastiyah, Palestinian Territory
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sabastiyah...
Sabastiyah is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory.
It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2823 people.
The water temperature around Sabastiyah changes significantly year round.
The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sabastiyah 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 Sabastiyah?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Sabastiyah is about:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sabastiyah. A good spot nearby is Sironit Beach, which is about 20.7km (13miles) away from Sabastiyah. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Sironit Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sabastiyah are Neurim youth beach
, which is 20.9km (13miles) away, and Bet Yanay
, located approximately 21.1km (13.1miles) from Sabastiyah.
Are there beautiful beaches close by?
No, there are not many beaches close to Sabastiyah. One beach, which is not too far away, is Dor Beach
, which is just 26.8km (16.6miles) away from Sabastiyah. Another nice beach near Sabastiyah is Metzitzim Beach
, 28km (17.4miles) away.
What wetsuit is needed for Sabastiyah?
The water temperature around Sabastiyah is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sabastiyah. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sabastiyah?
Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Sabastiyah: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Sabastiyah...
Do you know what the the city Dalangin
in the Philippines, the city Baytunya
in the Palestinian Territory, and the city Iconha
in the Brazil have in common with Sabastiyah? Click on the links to find out...