Water and sea temperature in Shati' Umm al A`lam (13th May 2021)
The average sea temperature for Shati' Umm al A`lam today is 20°C
Average water/sea temperatures this week for Shati' Umm al A`lam
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Shati' Umm al A`lam?
The water temperature in Shati' Umm al A`lam is a little bit cold. You might want to consider wearing a 2 mm to 3/2 mm springsuit or full wetsuit with a flatlock seam if you plan to be swimming in the sea for extended periods of time.
Please note: These are general guidelines based on today's average water temperature of 20°C in Shati' Umm al A`lam. If there are strong winds, cold air temperatures, you are engaging in activities with less movement or you get cold easily, you may want to consider a thicker wetsuit. consider a thicker wetsuit.
Information about our water / sea temperature data for Shati' Umm al A`lam
Our measurements for the water temperature in Shati' Umm al A`lam, Libya are provided by the daily sea surface temperature (SST) satellite readings from NOAA.
Please be aware that our water temperatures are based on open water averages. Actual sea surface water temperatures close to the shore at Shati' Umm al A`lam can vary by several degrees.
Weather patterns that can increase variation in water temperatures
Heavy rains, locations near river mouths and long periods of strong offshore winds can cause variations in ocean temperatures. Offshore winds cause the colder deep water to replace the surface water which has been warmed by the sun.
Whilst sea temperatures for Shati' Umm al A`lam are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions and variations in sea depth.