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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Medina Escarpment

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

Medina Escarpment is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Medina Escarpment changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.8°F) in March up to 28.2°C (82.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Medina Escarpment 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 Escarpment?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Medina Escarpment is approximately:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots close to Medina Escarpment?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Medina Escarpment. A good spot nearby is Golden bay, which is 138.5km (86miles) away from Medina Escarpment. Click here for more information on Golden bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is 147.5km (91.6miles) away from Medina Escarpment. Another good surfspot is Gozo-Ramla Bay, located approximately 147.5km (91.6miles) from Medina Escarpment.

Are there beaches near Medina Escarpment?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Medina Escarpment. A beach, which is not too far away, is Pretty Bay, which is almost 126.3km (78.5miles) away from Medina Escarpment. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit St Georges Bay, which is approximately 126.6km (78.7miles) away from Medina Escarpment.

What wetsuit is needed for Medina Escarpment?

The water temperature at Medina Escarpment is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 16°C (61°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Medina Escarpment?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Medina Escarpment: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Medina Escarpment...

Do you know what the the city Zuheros in Spain, the city Las Delicias in Mexico, and the island Takutea in Cook Islands have in common with Medina Escarpment? Click on the links to find out...