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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Elbasan, Albania

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

Elbasan is a coastal city in Albania. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 100903 people. The water temperature around Elbasan changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (55.9°F) in March up to 25.5°C (77.9°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 Elbasan 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 Elbasan?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Elbasan is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near Elbasan?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Elbasan. A good spot nearby is Kastro Point, which is almost 127.4km (79.2miles) away from Elbasan. Click here for directions and for more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Amoudia Left, which is roughly 131.3km (81.5miles) away from Elbasan. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left, located approximately 131.3km (81.5miles) from Elbasan.

Are there beautiful beaches near Elbasan?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Elbasan. A good beach nearby is Kavaja, which is only 27.5km (17.1miles) away from Elbasan. Another fun beach near Elbasan is Golemit, ca 30.1km (18.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Elbasan?

The water temperature around Elbasan is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Elbasan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Elbasan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Elbasan...

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