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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mediterranean Sea

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mediterranean Sea...

Mediterranean Sea is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Mediterranean Sea varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.7°F) in March up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mediterranean Sea 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 Mediterranean Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Mediterranean Sea is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Mediterranean Sea. A spot that might be worth checking out is Agamemnon Kouloura Island, which is almost 157km (97.5miles) away from Mediterranean Sea. Click here to check out more information on Agamemnon Kouloura Island and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Lakouvardos, which is roughly 168.7km (104.8miles) away from Mediterranean Sea. Another surfspot is Lakouvardos, located 168.7km (104.8miles) from Mediterranean Sea.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Mediterranean Sea. The closest decent beach is Gytheio, which is 187km (116.1miles) away from Mediterranean Sea. If you have some extra time, you can also try Zacharo, 193.9km (120.5miles) away from Mediterranean Sea.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Mediterranean Sea?

The sea temperature at Mediterranean Sea 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 light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Mediterranean Sea?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mediterranean Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mediterranean Sea...

Do you know what the the city Porrino in Spain, the city Shancheng in China, and the island Mitchell Key in United States have in common with Mediterranean Sea? Click on the links to find out...