Latakia Sea Temperature

Looking to find out what the sea water temperature in Latakia is for today and the next few days? Below are data and charts that will give you information about sea temperatures in Latakia and nearby locations.

Water temperature in Latakia right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Latakia, Syria on 25th June 2024.

25.71° C

(78.28° F)

  • yesterday: 27.57° C (81.63° F)
  • a week ago: 27.56° C (81.61° F)

This water temperature is comparable to that of a swimming pool, but it might be higher than most open water swimmers prefer for serious swimming. Make sure to drink plenty of water before and after swimming and don't wear a wetsuit to avoid overheating.

The average sea temperature for Latakia on June 25th over the last 10 years is 26.06° C (78.92° F), with a low temperature of 24.65° C (76.37° F) and a high of 27.56° C (81.61° F).

Analysis and forecast for Latakia water temperatures

The water temperature in Latakia today is lower than the average temperature of 26.06° C (78.92° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 25th June 2023, was 25.58° C (78.04° F).

The chart and table below shows the change in water temperature in Latakia over the last 30 days:

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
June 25 25.71° C 78.28° F
June 24 27.57° C 81.63° F
June 24 27.57° C 81.63° F
June 23 27.3° C 81.14° F
June 22 27.26° C 81.07° F
June 21 27.32° C 81.18° F
June 20 27.64° C 81.75° F
June 19 27.96° C 82.33° F
June 18 27.56° C 81.61° F
June 17 27.25° C 81.05° F
June 16 27.66° C 81.79° F
June 15 27.73° C 81.91° F
June 14 28.07° C 82.53° F
June 13 27.65° C 81.77° F
June 12 27.23° C 81.01° F
June 11 26.92° C 80.46° F
June 10 26.51° C 79.72° F
June 9 26.58° C 79.84° F
June 8 27.11° C 80.8° F
June 7 27.41° C 81.34° F
June 6 27.01° C 80.62° F
June 5 26.29° C 79.32° F
June 4 25.71° C 78.28° F
June 3 25.15° C 77.27° F
June 2 24.4° C 75.92° F
June 1 23.75° C 74.75° F
May 31 23.28° C 73.9° F
May 30 23.04° C 73.47° F
May 29 22.94° C 73.29° F
May 28 22.75° C 72.95° F

The actual nearshore temperatures may vary by several degrees and this can also be heavily affected by weather. Strong winds can cause cold, deep waters to replace the surface waters that had been warmed by the sun, and heavy rain can also reduce the temperature of the sea surface temperature as well.

Water temperature in Latakia by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Latakia.

For more detailed information on how the sea temperature in Latakia changes for each month of the year, choose from the months below.

Latakia map and nearby water temperatures

The highest temperature in Syria today is 24.6° C (76.28° F) in Tartus. The lowest is in Latakia, where the temperature of the water is 24.51° C (76.12° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Latakia?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Latakia because they want to understand and learn how the ocean communicates with the atomosphere of Earth.

SST is one measure that provides information on the global climate, and it can be used to predict the weather in Latakia as well as atmospheric model simulations and to study marine ecosystems in the area.

Data source and citation

Raw data for the calculations made to find the sea surface temperature in Latakia comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their 1/4° daily Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature.

The water temperature data is constructed by combining observations from different platforms (satellites, ships, buoys, and Argo floats) on a regular global grid. A spatially complete sea surface temperature map is then built by interpolating to fill in gaps in the data.

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