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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Medenine, Tunisia

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

Medenine is a coastal city in Tunisia. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 61705 people. The water temperature around Medenine changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60.1°F) in May up to 26.9°C (80.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Medenine 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 Medenine?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Medenine is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close to Medenine?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Medenine. A good spot nearby is Golden bay, which is 279km (173.3miles) away from Medenine. Click here for directions and for more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is 282km (175.1miles) away from Medenine. Another good surfspot is Gozo-Ramla Bay, located ca 282km (175.1miles) from Medenine.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Medenine. A good beach nearby is Sounine, which is almost 266.3km (165.4miles) away from Medenine. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Xlendi, which is ca 277.9km (172.6miles) away from Medenine.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Medenine?

The water temperature around Medenine is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Medenine?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during April, May, and June. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Medenine: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Medenine...

Do you know what the the city Chaille-les-Marais in France, the city Tinabogan in Indonesia, and the city Hrastje in Slovenia have in common with Medenine? Click on the links to find out...