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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kerch, Ukraine

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

Kerch is a coastal city in the Ukraine. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 152195 people. The water temperature around Kerch has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.4°C (39.9°F) in January up to 24.1°C (75.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kerch 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 Kerch?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Kerch is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Kerch. The next good one is Stone Tombs, which is almost 627.5km (389.8miles) away from Kerch. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stone Tombs and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Anamur, which is 670.1km (416.2miles) away from Kerch. Another surfspot is Anamur, located 670.1km (416.2miles) from Kerch.

Are there white sand beaches close to Kerch?

Not too many beaches are located close to Kerch. The closest decent one is Gagra, which is almost 239.2km (148.6miles) away from Kerch. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Sokumi, 282km (175.1miles) away from Kerch.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kerch?

The sea temperature around Kerch is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kerch?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kerch: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kerch...

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