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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Burgas, Bulgaria

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

Burgas is a coastal city in Bulgaria. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 195966 people. The water temperature around Burgas has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.8°C (42.4°F) in March up to 23.7°C (74.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Burgas 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 Burgas?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Burgas is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near Burgas?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Burgas. A spot, which is not too far away, is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is almost 187.6km (116.5miles) away from Burgas. Click here to check out more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Chorefto, which is roughly 313.4km (194.7miles) away from Burgas. Another surfspot is Chorefto, located roughly 313.4km (194.7miles) from Burgas.

Are there beaches close to Burgas?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Burgas. One beach, which is not too far away, is Sunny Beach, which is only 18km (11.2miles) away from Burgas. Another gorgeous beach near Burgas is Golden Sands, which is approximately 61.1km (38miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Burgas?

The water temperature around Burgas is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Burgas?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Burgas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Burgas...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Contest in France, the city Alavieska in Finland, and the city Marotta in Italy have in common with Burgas? Click on the links to find out...