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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Umm Bab, Qatar

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Umm Bab...

Umm Bab is a beach in Qatar. The water temperature around Umm Bab varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.6°F) in January up to 31.6°C (88.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Umm Bab 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 Umm Bab?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Umm Bab is ca:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Umm Bab. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dubai Wave Pool, which is almost 274.5km (170.5miles) away from Umm Bab. Click here to check out more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is 274.9km (170.7miles) away from Umm Bab. Another fun surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located 274.9km (170.7miles) from Umm Bab.

Are there any other sandy beaches close to Umm Bab?

There are not too many beaches near to Umm Bab. A beach that might be worth checking out is Hawar Island, which is only 30.2km (18.8miles) away from Umm Bab. Another beautiful beach near Umm Bab is Zallaq Beach, which is approximately 57.9km (36miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Umm Bab?

The sea temperature at Umm Bab is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Umm Bab?

Due to significant 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 (63-72°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Umm Bab: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Umm Bab...

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