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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Douane, Tunisia

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

Douane is a coastal city in Tunisia. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 60192 people. The water temperature around Douane changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.5°F) in January up to 25.7°C (78.3°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Douane 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 Douane?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Douane is approximately:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Douane. A good spot nearby is Magaggiari Sicily, which is almost 173.3km (107.6miles) away from Douane. Click here for more information on Magaggiari Sicily and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Porto Giunco, which is approximately 196.2km (121.9miles) away from Douane. Another surfspot is Porto Giunco, located approximately 196.2km (121.9miles) from Douane.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Douane. A good beach nearby is Sounine, which is 61.3km (38.1miles) away from Douane. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Xlendi, approximately 195.7km (121.5miles) away from Douane.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Douane?

The water temperature around Douane is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Douane?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Douane: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Douane...

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