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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saffa, Palestinian Territory

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

Saffa is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3904 people. The water temperature around Saffa has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saffa 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 Saffa?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Saffa is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Saffa. The next good one is Maravi, which is just 20.7km (13miles) away from Saffa. Click here to check out more information on Maravi and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Saffa are Dolfinraium, which is ca 20.9km (13miles) away, and Hilton, located ca 21.3km (13.2miles) from Saffa.

Are there white sand beaches close to Saffa?

There are not too many beaches near to Saffa. The closest decent beach is Givat Aliyah Beach, which is only 20.7km (12.8miles) away from Saffa. Another fun beach near Saffa is Charles Clore Beach, approximately 20.7km (12.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Saffa?

The sea temperature around Saffa 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 usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Saffa. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saffa?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Saffa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Saffa...

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