Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gjegjan, Albania
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gjegjan...
Gjegjan is a coastal city in Albania.
The water temperature around Gjegjan has extreme variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 13.1°C (55.6°F) in March up to 26.1°C (79°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 Gjegjan 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 Gjegjan?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Gjegjan is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are close to Gjegjan. The next good one is Kastro Point, which is 184.5km (114.6miles) away from Gjegjan. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Kastro Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Amoudia Left
, which is approximately 188.2km (116.9miles) away from Gjegjan. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left
, located approximately 188.2km (116.9miles) from Gjegjan.
Are there beaches in close proximity to Gjegjan?
No, there are not many beaches near to Gjegjan. The next good one is Shëngjin
, which is 23.1km (14.4miles) away from Gjegjan. Another fun beach near Gjegjan is Velipojë
, which is 30.3km (18.8miles) away.
What wetsuit do I need for Gjegjan?
The water temperature around Gjegjan is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gjegjan?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Gjegjan: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.