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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Umm as Sahik, Saudi Arabia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Umm as Sahik...

Umm as Sahik is a coastal city in Saudi Arabia. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11813 people. The water temperature around Umm as Sahik changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 17.8°C (64.1°F) in April up to 30.9°C (87.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Umm as Sahik 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 Umm as Sahik?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Umm as Sahik is approximately:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Umm as Sahik. A good spot nearby is Dubai Wave Pool, which is 346km (214.9miles) away from Umm as Sahik. Click here for more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is 346.2km (215miles) away from Umm as Sahik. Another fun surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located approximately 346.2km (215miles) from Umm as Sahik.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Umm as Sahik. A good beach nearby is Manama Corniche, which is 49.7km (30.9miles) away from Umm as Sahik. Another beautiful beach near Umm as Sahik is Zallaq Beach, ca 57km (35.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Umm as Sahik?

The water temperature around Umm as Sahik is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°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 diving . Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, temperatures cool down to nearly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Umm as Sahik?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during March, April, and May. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Umm as Sahik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Umm as Sahik...

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