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

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

Gjipe is a beach in Albania. The water temperature around Gjipe has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in March up to 24.4°C (75.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gjipe 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 at Gjipe?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Gjipe is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close to Gjipe?

There are not too many surf spots close to Gjipe. The next good one is Kastro Point, which is just 70km (43.7miles) away from Gjipe. Click here for directions and for more information on Kastro Point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gjipe are Krioneri PARGA, which is ca 70.3km (43.7miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located approximately 75.1km (46.7miles) from Gjipe.

Are there any other beaches near Gjipe?

Yes, there are some nice beaches close to Gjipe. The closest one is Dhërmi, which is only 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Gjipe. Another beautiful beach near Gjipe is Himara, which is ca 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Gjipe?

The water temperature at Gjipe is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Gjipe. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, 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 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 Gjipe?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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 love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gjipe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gjipe...

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