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

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

Shuqba is a coastal city in the Palestinian Territory. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4188 people. The water temperature around Shuqba varies significantly during 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shuqba 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 Shuqba?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Shuqba is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Shuqba. The nearest one is Maravi, which is 17.3km (10.8miles) away from Shuqba. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Maravi and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Shuqba are Hilton, which is 17.4km (10.8miles) away, and Dolfinraium, located roughly 17.5km (10.9miles) from Shuqba.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Shuqba. The closest one is Charles Clore Beach, which is just 17.2km (10.7miles) away from Shuqba. Another fun beach near Shuqba is Jerusalem Beach, which is 17.2km (10.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Shuqba?

The water temperature around Shuqba 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shuqba. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shuqba?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°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 usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shuqba: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shuqba...

Do you know what the the city Al Fukhkhari in the Palestinian Territory, the city Drosato in the Greece, and the city Oinao in the Indonesia have in common with Shuqba? Click on the links to find out...