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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dubrovnik, Croatia

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

Dubrovnik is a coastal city in Croatia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 28428 people. The water temperature around Dubrovnik changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in March up to 24.9°C (76.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dubrovnik 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 Dubrovnik?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Dubrovnik is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Dubrovnik. The closest decent spot is Capo Vieste, which is more than 113.5km (70.5miles) away from Dubrovnik. Click here for directions and for more information on Capo Vieste and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Kastro Point, which is approximately 263.1km (163.4miles) away from Dubrovnik. Another fun surfspot is Kastro Point, located ca 263.1km (163.4miles) from Dubrovnik.

Are there beaches located close to Dubrovnik?

No, there are not many beaches close to Dubrovnik. The closest decent beach is Trsteno, which is just 43.5km (27miles) away from Dubrovnik. Another fun beach near Dubrovnik is Jaz Beach, roughly 44.3km (27.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Dubrovnik?

The water temperature around Dubrovnik is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Dubrovnik. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dubrovnik?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Dubrovnik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dubrovnik...

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