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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alga Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alga Bank...

Alga Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Alga Bank has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in March up to 26.6°C (79.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Alga Bank is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Alga Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Alga Bank is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Alga Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is 80.7km (50.2miles) away from Alga Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Gozo-Ramla Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Alga Bank are Magaggiari Sicily, which is approximately 80.9km (50.2miles) away, and Isola Delle FemminePA-LA BAIA Sicily, located ca 81.2km (50.5miles) from Alga Bank.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Alga Bank. A beach that might be worth checking out is Marina di Ragusa, which is just 61.6km (38.3miles) away from Alga Bank. Another beautiful beach near Alga Bank is Marsalforn, which is roughly 79.3km (49.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Alga Bank?

The sea temperature at Alga Bank is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Alga Bank. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (58°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Alga Bank?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Alga Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alga Bank...

Do you know what the the city Waiuku in New Zealand, the city Akrolimni in Greece, and the city Argenta in Italy have in common with Alga Bank? Click on the links to find out...