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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Medina Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Medina Bank...

Medina Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Medina Bank varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.4°F) in March up to 26.9°C (80.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Medina Bank 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 Medina Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Medina Bank is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Medina Bank. A spot that might be worth checking out is Golden bay, which is just 88.9km (56.4miles) away from Medina Bank. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Medina Bank are Mellieha bay, which is ca 90.7km (56.4miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located 98.2km (61miles) from Medina Bank.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Medina Bank. A good beach nearby is Pretty Bay, which is just 77.3km (48miles) away from Medina Bank. Another good beach near Medina Bank is St Georges Bay, which is roughly 77.6km (48.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Medina Bank?

The water temperature at Medina Bank is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Medina Bank. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 15°C (58°F). During 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Medina Bank?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Medina Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Medina Bank...

Do you know what the the city Carnegie in Australia, the geo Lockwood Seamount , and the city Takahama in Japan have in common with Medina Bank? Click on the links to find out...