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Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) water temperature
Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.0

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Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Mainland Coast of Oman)

Today's Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) sea temperature is 26.2 °C.

Statistics for 18 Apr (1981–2005) – mean: 27.5 °C, range: 26.1 °C to 28.4 °C

A hot and sunny day, feeling like 33 °C even after we account for wind, and very warm water temperature (26 °C) too at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach). Surfers may need a thin summer wetsuit or at least a rash vest to block the UV.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach). This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 29°C (82 to 84°F) on around the 31st of May and are at their minimum on about the 21st of January, in the range 23 to 25°C (73 to 77°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) climb to their warmest at the end of May. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) water temperatures are always warm but dip to their minimum in mid to late January. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.