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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Derbent, Russia

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

Derbent is a coastal city in Russia. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 105965 people. The water temperature around Derbent changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.2°F) in January up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Derbent 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 Derbent?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Derbent is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Derbent. The next good one is Stone Tombs, which is almost 874.8km (543.4miles) away from Derbent. Click here for more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is 895.8km (556.4miles) away from Derbent. Another good surfspot is Sandy Beach-Chekka, located 895.8km (556.4miles) from Derbent.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Derbent. One that might be worth checking out is Bandar-e Anzali, which is 324.8km (201.7miles) away from Derbent. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Kiashahr, which is 333.9km (207.4miles) away from Derbent.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Derbent?

The water temperature around Derbent is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Derbent?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Derbent: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Derbent...

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