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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zabid, Yemen

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

Zabid is a coastal city in Yemen. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 52590 people. The water temperature around Zabid changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.8°C (76.6°F) in January up to 31.2°C (88.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Zabid 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 Zabid?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Zabid is approximately:
31°C (88°F)

Are there surf spots close to Zabid?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Zabid. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dubai Wave Pool, which is more than 1060km (658.4miles) away from Zabid. Click here to check out more information on Dubai Wave Pool and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Jumeirah Beach Dubai, which is 1060.7km (658.8miles) away from Zabid. Another surfspot is Jumeirah Beach Dubai, located 1060.7km (658.8miles) from Zabid.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Zabid. A beach, which is not too far away, is Al-Jazira, which is almost 853.9km (530.4miles) away from Zabid. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Umm Bab, 893.5km (554.9miles) away from Zabid.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Zabid?

The water temperature around Zabid 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures cool down to 25°C (77°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Zabid?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Zabid: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Zabid...

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