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

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

Kukes is a coastal city in Albania. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17832 people. The water temperature around Kukes has extreme variability year round. 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 Kukes 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 Kukes?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Kukes is approximately:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Kukes. The closest decent spot is Kastro Point, which is almost 193km (119.9miles) away from Kukes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Amoudia Left, which is approximately 196.2km (121.9miles) away from Kukes. Another good surfspot is Amoudia Left, located 196.2km (121.9miles) from Kukes.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Kukes?

No, there are not many beaches near to Kukes. The closest decent beach is Shëngjin, which is only 46.4km (28.8miles) away from Kukes. Another good beach near Kukes is Velipojë, which is approximately 53.1km (33miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Kukes?

The water temperature around Kukes 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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kukes. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kukes?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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 reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kukes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kukes...

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