SOHAR Port and Freezone is located at 24 degrees 30, 7 north, 56 degrees 37, 8 east.


Tidal streams NNW and SSE

Low Astronomical Tide

: 0,0 metre CD

Mean Low Low Water

: +0.9 metre CD

LMean High Low Water

: +1.5 metre CD

Mean Sea Level

: +2.0 metre CD

Mean Low High Water

: +2.5 metre CD

Mean High High Water

: +2.9 metre CD

High Astronomical Tide

: +3.4 metre CD

Currents are variable and light; mostly 0.25 ti 0.75 knots.


Load Line Zone

: Tropical

Chart Datum used by port

: (LAT)

Density of seawater

: 1,035 kg/m3

Spheroid and datum

: WGS 84


Summers are generally hot (35-45 degrees Celsius) accompanied by high humidity. Winters are cooler (20-27 degrees Celsius).

Winds are between NE and SW, light to moderate.

All vessels moored in the port or berthing shall take such precautions in severe weather as may be necessary and reasonable, and as may be ordered by the harbour master.