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Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt
Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt | ©

Current water temperature in the Red Sea. Historical and statistical data. Forecast of changes in water temperature in the Red Sea.

Current water temperature in Red Sea


At the moment on the beaches in Red Sea the water temperature ranges from cool to comfortable and warm.

Red Sea: countries

We track and show sea surface temperature in the following countries and regions related to this sea:

Red Sea: water temperature data

Bathing comfort is also affected by air temperature, wind or precipitation. All this data you can see on the page of each location. To do this, you can use the search or view all locations in a region, country, state or coastline of a particular part of Earth.

Aqaba, Jordan
Aqaba, Jordan | ©

The warmest water in Red Sea was recorded today in Jzn. The water temperature in this location is 87°F. And the coldest in Suez, its value 68°F.

The water temperature in Red Sea has risen both over the past week and over the month. The general trend can be seen on the graph. It shows the change in the average water temperature, calculated at all points in Red Sea over the past two months.

Indicators of changes in water temperature values throughout the year are important. For the two most popular swimming location in Red Sea, the annual schedules look like this:

Red Sea: general information

El Gouna, Egypt
El Gouna, Egypt | © Harald Gaertner

The Red Sea is an inland sea of ​​the Indian Ocean, located between the Arabian Peninsula and Africa in a tectonic depression. In the north, the sea adjoins the Isthmus of Suez, which separates two gulfs: Suez and Aqaba, through the Suez Canal it connects with the Mediterranean Sea, and with the Arabian Sea in the south it connects the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait with the Gulf of Aden. The Red Sea is the saltiest sea in the World Ocean.

The climate on the coast of almost the entire Red Sea is tropical desert, and only the extreme north belongs to the Mediterranean climate.

On the Red Sea are popular resorts - Egyptian Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh, Israeli Eilat and Jordanian Aqaba.

The water temperature in the Red Sea is comfortable for swimming almost all year round. Due to the hot climate off the coast of Egypt, the water temperature even in winter does not drop below 20 degrees, and in summer it reaches 27 and above. Off the coast of Israel and Jordan, water temperatures are usually slightly lower.

Below is information about the current water temperature, the current trend of its change, information about the weather in selected locations in Red Sea.

Marsa Alam74°F81°F
Soma Bay73°F79°F
Sahl Hasheesh73°F79°F
El Gouna73°F91°F
Ain Sukhna69°F85°F
Berenice Troglodytica76°F82°F
Farasan Island86°F89°F

Neighboring seas, rivers, lakes

Dahab, Egypt
Dahab, Egypt | © Mansy Graphics

Find out the temperature of sea water in more than 12000 cities and resorts around the world. Water surface temperature values are available in real time. There is a forecast of water temperature changes for the next few days, as well as historical data of sea surface temperature are available for all days of the last years.

We use data from various sources, including National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA), meteorological services of different countries, data received from more than a thousand buoys around the world, satellite systems for scanning the surface of the oceans and seas.

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