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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kurakh, Russia

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

Kurakh is a coastal city in Russia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3364 people. The water temperature around Kurakh has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.2°F) in January up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kurakh 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 Kurakh?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Kurakh is approximately:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Kurakh. A spot that might be worth checking out is Stone Tombs, which is more than 835km (518.6miles) away from Kurakh. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is roughly 852.7km (529.6miles) away from Kurakh. Another fun surfspot is Sandy Beach-Chekka, located roughly 852.7km (529.6miles) from Kurakh.

Are there beaches located close to Kurakh?

No, not many beaches are located near to Kurakh. A good beach nearby is Bandar-e Anzali, which is 299.6km (186.1miles) away from Kurakh. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Ureki, roughly 309.7km (192.4miles) away from Kurakh.

What wetsuit is recommended for Kurakh?

The water temperature around Kurakh is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°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 diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kurakh?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kurakh: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kurakh...

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