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Yanbu al Bahr
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Yanbu al Bahr

Yanbu al Bahr is a port city located on the western coast of Saudi Arabia, in the Madinah Province. It lies on the Red Sea coast, about 350 kilometers northwest of the holy city of Mecca. The city is located near the Yanbu Industrial City and serves as a major port for the export of oil from the Arabian Peninsula.

The city is home to a variety of cultural attractions, including the Yanbu National Museum and the Yanbu Fish Market. The city also has a number of parks, including Al-Rashid Park, which is located on the banks of the Red Sea.

The city has a long history, dating back to the ancient times of the Umayyad Caliphate. During this period, the city served as a major trading port and was known as Yambu. The city was also an important port in the Ottoman Empire and served as a major trading center in the 19th century.

In the modern era, Yanbu al Bahr has become an important industrial center. The city is home to a number of important industrial projects, including the Yanbu Industrial Complex and the Yanbu Petrochemical Complex. The city is also a major tourist destination, with many visitors coming to enjoy its beaches and historical sites.

The city is also home to a number of important historical sites, including the Al-Rashid Mosque and the Al-Rashid Palace. The city is also home to the Yanbu International Airport, which serves as a major hub for air travel to and from Saudi Arabia.

Overall, Yanbu al Bahr is an important port city in Saudi Arabia. Its long history and its modern industrial projects make it an important center of trade and culture in the region. The city is also a popular tourist destination, with its beaches and historical sites attracting many visitors.

Excursion tips for a day in Yanbu al Bahr

As a tourist in Yanbu al Bahr in Saudi Arabia, there are plenty of activities to do in a day. Here are some ideas:

1. Visit the Yanbu Corniche, a waterfront promenade with a variety of restaurants and shops.
2. Take a stroll around the Yanbu Fish Market, to see the variety of seafood available.
3. Enjoy the view from the Yanbu Lighthouse, which overlooks the Red Sea.
4. Explore the Yanbu National Park, which features a variety of plants and wildlife.
5. Visit the Yanbu Museum, which showcases the city’s history and culture.
6. Relax on the beaches of Yanbu, which offer stunning views of the Red Sea.
7. Take a boat tour around Yanbu’s harbor to see the many ships and boats.
8. Visit the Yanbu Palace, a beautiful building with a unique architectural design.
9. Explore the markets of Yanbu, which offer a variety of local goods.
10. Visit the Yanbu Souq, a traditional market with a wide selection of items.

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The climate in Yanbu al Bahr

Yanbu al Bahr in Saudi Arabia has a hot desert climate with very hot summers, mild winters and low rainfall throughout the year. In the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 40°C and in the winter months, temperatures can drop to as low as 10°C. Rainfall is scarce, but there is usually some precipitation during the winter months. The spring and autumn months are mild and pleasant.

Cruise weather for Yanbu al Bahr

Our weather forecast for Yanbu al Bahr helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 42.2 °C
min: 33.2 °C
47.5 m/s
53.3 m/s
27.5 %
24.1 m
25.3 %
1,001 hPa
05:48:34
19:17:25
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 38.4 °C
min: 31.1 °C
43.6 m/s
48.2 m/s
56.0 %
24.1 m
36.0 %
1,001 hPa
05:49:00
19:17:11
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 37.0 °C
min: 27.5 °C
34.6 m/s
41.0 m/s
26.1 %
24.1 m
49.7 %
1,002 hPa
05:49:26
19:16:55
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 35.8 °C
min: 27.3 °C
23.8 m/s
25.2 m/s
6.2 %
24.1 m
56.3 %
1,002 hPa
05:49:53
19:16:38
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 35.9 °C
min: 27.8 °C
22.0 m/s
22.7 m/s
85.9 %
24.1 m
51.1 %
1,003 hPa
05:50:19
19:16:20
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 36.6 °C
min: 28.2 °C
26.3 m/s
29.9 m/s
62.9 %
24.1 m
52.4 %
1,002 hPa
05:50:46
19:16:01
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 36.3 °C
min: 28.3 °C
27.7 m/s
32.8 m/s
83.6 %
24.1 m
51.1 %
1,001 hPa
05:51:13
19:15:41
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 36.1 °C
min: 28.8 °C
18.7 m/s
23.0 m/s
67.9 %
24.1 m
52.0 %
1,003 hPa
05:51:40
19:15:19
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 37.0 °C
min: 29.5 °C
22.3 m/s
18.0 m/s
20.7 %
24.1 m
54.9 %
1,004 hPa
05:52:07
19:14:56
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 37.3 °C
min: 29.7 °C
19.1 m/s
25.9 m/s
7.1 %
24.1 m
59.9 %
1,004 hPa
05:52:34
19:14:32
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 35.4 °C
min: 29.7 °C
22.3 m/s
22.0 m/s
35.5 %
24.1 m
64.4 %
1,003 hPa
05:53:01
19:14:07
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 35.0 °C
min: 29.7 °C
32.0 m/s
25.2 m/s
50.5 %
24.1 m
66.8 %
1,004 hPa
05:53:28
19:13:41
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 35.2 °C
min: 29.6 °C
24.1 m/s
21.2 m/s
39.3 %
24.1 m
68.1 %
1,005 hPa
05:53:55
19:13:13
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 35.9 °C
min: 29.6 °C
20.2 m/s
22.3 m/s
67.5 %
24.1 m
63.5 %
1,005 hPa
05:54:22
19:12:44

Cruises to Yanbu al Bahr

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Scheduled ship calls in Yanbu al Bahr, Saudi Arabia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Mar. 18th 2025 Tuesday, 18th of Mar. 2025 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 5th 2025 Saturday, 5th of Apr. 2025 MS Amadea 09:00 am 05:00 pm
May 23rd 2025 Friday, 23rd of May 2025 MS Artania 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2025 Saturday, 6th of Dec. 2025 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am
Dec. 12th 2025 Friday, 12th of Dec. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 1st 2026 Wednesday, 1st of Apr. 2026 Silver Muse 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2026 Saturday, 4th of Apr. 2026 Emerald Azzurra 12:00 am 12:00 am

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