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Fitness & Health

Anyone with an average level of fitness and health can enjoy scube diving

However - some heart, breathing and lung problems (such as asthma) could rule out your participation.

Before enrolling onto a PADI training course you would need to complete the PADI Medical Questionaire and answer "YES" or "NO" to each question.

Download PADI Medical Form

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Weather

As the world’s northernmost tropical sea, the Red Sea makes prime diving territory, whatever time of the year you visit.

Even in January, the temperature stays a very toasty 24°C. The summer months of July and August, meanwhile, shoot up to 39°C. And what can you expect in the water? During the winter months, the sea is still a very warm 22°C and in the summer, the mercury hovers around the 26°C mark.

The balmy temperatures mean the Red Sea is home to no-end of marine life. Over a thousand species of fish can be spotted darting in and out of the colourful coral.

And if you’re wondering when peak season for visitors hits, it’s between October and February. For the ultimate diving conditions, though, June to October is your best bet.

Air and Water Temperatures

The below graphs show typical air and water temperatures in Sharm

Sharm el sheik air temperature Sharm el sheik air temperature

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Why book with Ocean College?

  • Awards for our diving excellence.
  • Made-to-measure diving packages for groups.
  • Free transfers from any hotel in Sharm.
  • Dive the best sites with the most experienced & friendly instructors.
  • 10% discount online – on all dive packages and selected services.
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