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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Samma, Jordan

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

Samma is a coastal city in Jordan. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 8926 people. The water temperature around Samma changes dramatically 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Samma 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 Samma?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Samma is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close to Samma?

There are not too many surf spots close to Samma. The next good one is BackDoor Haifa, which is just 45.1km (28.2miles) away from Samma. Click here to check out more information on BackDoor Haifa and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Samma are Shavei Tzion, which is roughly 45.4km (28.2miles) away, and TE PEAK, located ca 45.7km (28.4miles) from Samma.

Are there nice beaches near Samma?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Samma. The closest decent beach is Dekel Beach, which is only 18.6km (11.5miles) away from Samma. Another nice beach near Samma is HaBonim Beach, roughly 44.8km (27.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Samma?

The water temperature around Samma 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 Samma. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Samma?

Due to relatively large 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 (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. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Samma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Samma...

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