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All information about Suez Canal Cruise Port. Timetable for the arrival of ships, the time of their stay and the number of passengers. Suez Canal Port news. Weather forecast and historical weather, as well as water temperatures around Suez Canal.

Suez Canal, Egypt
Suez Canal, Egypt | © Ramzi Ahmed

Suez Canal: tourist information

Suez (el-Suweis) is located on the Southern tip of the Suez Canal, and has been a commercial port since the 7th century. The spice trade and pilgrimages to Mecca made it prosperous throughout the Middle Ages. It became a naval base in the 15th century and, in 1869, the opening of the Suez Canal ensured its development as a modern city. Today, Suez is one of Egypt's largest ports. It is situated near the scenic Ataga Hills (Jebel Ataga), about 134 kilometers (83 miles) from Cairo and 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Ismailia, this city affords an excellent view of Sinai and the Red Sea. It is also interesting to watch ships passing through the Canal form Suez's vantage point.

Location

  • Country: Egypt
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Government: Egypt
  • State/Region: Al Ismailiyah
  • Time Zone: +2 GMT
  • Language: Arabic
  • Latitude: 29.9666667
  • Longitude: 32.5500000
  • Est. Population: 565716
  • Currency: Egyptian Pound
  • Fire: Emergency Phone: 125
  • Police: Police Phone: 122
  • Hospital: El Suez General Hospital - Phone: 062-331149
  • Ambulance & Rescue: Ambulance Service Phone: 123
  • Suez Canal, Egypt
    Suez Canal, Egypt | © niall hannan

    Suez Canal Cruise Port Schedule

    Suez Canal, Egypt
    Suez Canal, Egypt | © Wael Dahi

    Suez Canal in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Suez Canal ranks 272th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 0.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Suez Canal in the next 12 months is 0.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Suez Canal ranks 965.

    Weather in Suez Canal

    Feb 24
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Rain (light rain), small wind
    Feb 25
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind
    Feb 26
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 77°F (25°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), small wind
    Feb 27
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind
    Feb 28
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind
    Feb 29
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Clouds (scattered clouds), small wind
    Mar 1
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind
    Mar 2
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind

    Current water temperature in Suez Canal now is 66°F (18.8°C)

    Water temperature data provided by seatemperature.net.

    Annual Weather

    Jan
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Feb
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 68°F (20°C)
    Mar
    Min/Max temp: 63°F (17°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Apr
    Min/Max temp: 68°F (20°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    May
    Min/Max temp: 75°F (24°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    Jun
    Min/Max temp: 81°F (27°C) / 91°F (33°C)
    Jul
    Min/Max temp: 84°F (29°C) / 95°F (35°C)
    Aug
    Min/Max temp: 84°F (29°C) / 95°F (35°C)
    Sep
    Min/Max temp: 79°F (26°C) / 91°F (33°C)
    Oct
    Min/Max temp: 75°F (24°C) / 84°F (29°C)
    Nov
    Min/Max temp: 66°F (19°C) / 77°F (25°C)
    Dec
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 70°F (21°C)
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