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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Floriana, Malta

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

Floriana is a coastal city in Malta. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2516 people. The water temperature around Floriana varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in February up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Floriana 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 Floriana?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Floriana is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near Floriana?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Floriana. The nearest one is Golden bay, which is just 9.6km (6.3miles) away from Floriana. Click here for more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Floriana are Mellieha bay, which is roughly 10.1km (6.3miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located ca 17km (10.6miles) from Floriana.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches near to Floriana. The nearest one is St Thomas Bay, which is only 4.4km (2.8miles) away from Floriana. Another fun beach near Floriana is St Georges Bay, which is roughly 4.6km (2.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Floriana?

The water temperature around Floriana is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, 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 bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Floriana?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Floriana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Floriana...

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