Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Melita Bank
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Melita Bank...
Melita Bank is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Melita Bank changes extremely year round.
The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.8°F) in March up to 28.6°C (83.5°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 Melita 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 Melita Bank?
The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Melita Bank is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Melita Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Golden bay, which is 111.2km (69.1miles) away from Melita Bank. 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 roughly 120.3km (74.7miles) away from Melita Bank. Another fun surfspot is Gozo-Ramla Bay
, located 120.3km (74.7miles) from Melita Bank.
Are there beaches close by?
No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Melita Bank. One that might be worth checking out is Pretty Bay
, which is 103.1km (64miles) away from Melita Bank. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit St Georges Bay
, 103.5km (64.3miles) away from Melita Bank.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Melita Bank?
The water temperature at Melita Bank is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Melita Bank?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Melita Bank: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.