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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shavei Tzion, Israel

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shavei Tzion...

Shavei Tzion is a surf spot in Israel. The water temperature around Shavei Tzion varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.9°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 Shavei Tzion 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 at Shavei Tzion?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Shavei Tzion is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Shavei Tzion. The closest one is BackDoor Haifa, which is 11.8km (7.3miles) away from Shavei Tzion. Click here for more information on BackDoor Haifa and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Shavei Tzion is The Reef, which is approximately 13.9km (8.7miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Shavei Tzion?

There are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Shavei Tzion. The nearest one is Carmel Beach, which is 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Shavei Tzion. Another fun beach near Shavei Tzion is Dado South Beach, which is approximately 15km (9.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Shavei Tzion?

The sea temperature at Shavei Tzion 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok 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 near Shavei Tzion?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shavei Tzion: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Shavei Tzion...

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