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

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

Himara is a beach in Albania. The water temperature around Himara varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in April up to 26.3°C (79.3°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 Himara 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 Himara?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Himara is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Himara. The closest decent spot is Kastro Point, which is about 66.3km (41.4miles) away from Himara. Click here for more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Himara are Krioneri PARGA, which is 66.7km (41.4miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located 71.4km (44.3miles) from Himara.

Are there any other nice beaches in close proximity to Himara?

Yes, there are more beautiful beaches in proximity to Himara. The nearest one is Gjipe, which is only 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Himara. Another fun beach near Himara is Borsh, which is ca 6.3km (3.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Himara?

The water temperature at Himara 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 top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Himara?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Himara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Himara...

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