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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sidi Qacem, Morocco

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sidi Qacem...

Sidi Qacem is a coastal city in Morocco. It is a quite mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 74755 people. The water temperature around Sidi Qacem has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.1°C (61°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sidi Qacem 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 Sidi Qacem?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Sidi Qacem is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Sidi Qacem. A good spot nearby is Mehdya Beach, which is just 55.7km (35.6miles) away from Sidi Qacem. Click here for directions and for more information on Mehdya Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sidi Qacem are Moulay Bousselham, which is ca 57.3km (35.6miles) away, and Temara-Guivil, located roughly 73.3km (45.5miles) from Sidi Qacem.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Sidi Qacem. A beach that might be worth checking out is Tarifa, which is more than 124km (77miles) away from Sidi Qacem. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Playa de Los Lances, approximately 125.4km (77.9miles) away from Sidi Qacem.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sidi Qacem?

The sea temperature around Sidi Qacem is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sidi Qacem. However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Sidi Qacem?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sidi Qacem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sidi Qacem...

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