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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bar, Montenegro

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bar...

Bar is a coastal city in Montenegro. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 17727 people. The water temperature around Bar changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.2°F) in February up to 26.7°C (80.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bar 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 Bar?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Bar is approximately:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Bar. A spot, which is not too far away, is Capo Vieste, which is more than 154.2km (95.8miles) away from Bar. Click here for more information on Capo Vieste and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Krioneri PARGA, which is roughly 206.4km (128.2miles) away from Bar. Another good surfspot is Krioneri PARGA, located roughly 206.4km (128.2miles) from Bar.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Bar. The closest one is Crvena Plaza, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Bar. Another beach near Bar is Sutomore, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bar?

The water temperature around Bar 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 light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bar?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bar...

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