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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tartouss, Syria

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

Tartouss is a coastal city in Syria. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 89457 people. The water temperature around Tartouss changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in March up to 28.1°C (82.7°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 Tartouss 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 Tartouss?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Tartouss is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Tartouss. A good spot nearby is Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is just 41.2km (28.9miles) away from Tartouss. Click here for directions and for more information on Sandy Beach-Chekka and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Tartouss are Batroun, which is ca 46.5km (28.9miles) away, and Tam tam, located ca 55.2km (34.3miles) from Tartouss.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Tartouss. A good beach nearby is El Mina, which is only 38.5km (23.9miles) away from Tartouss. Another beach near Tartouss is Byblos Beach, roughly 54.6km (33.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Tartouss?

The water temperature around Tartouss is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Tartouss?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tartouss: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tartouss...

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