Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Smala, Algeria
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Smala...
Smala is a coastal city in Algeria.
It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4000 people.
The water temperature around Smala has slight variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in March up to 23.7°C (74.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Smala 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 Smala?
The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Smala is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Smala. The next good one is La Manga, which is more than 159.9km (99.3miles) away from Smala. Click here
to check out more information on La Manga and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Calita
, which is 193.2km (120miles) away from Smala. Another surfspot is Calita
, located roughly 193.2km (120miles) from Smala.
Are there beaches near by?
No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Smala. The next good one is Oureah Beach
, which is just 41.7km (25.9miles) away from Smala. Another beautiful beach near Smala is Doumia Beach
, which is roughly 70.9km (44miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness do I need for Smala?
The water temperature around Smala is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Smala?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Smala: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Smala...
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in Germany, the geo Cook Seamount
, and the city Dymchurch
in United Kingdom have in common with Smala? Click on the links to find out...