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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Menzel Bourguiba, Tunisia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Menzel Bourguiba...

Menzel Bourguiba is a coastal city in Tunisia. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 46245 people. The water temperature around Menzel Bourguiba has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.6°F) in February up to 25.2°C (77.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Menzel Bourguiba 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 Menzel Bourguiba?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Menzel Bourguiba is approximately:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Menzel Bourguiba. A spot that might be worth checking out is Cala Cipolla, which is 129.3km (80.3miles) away from Menzel Bourguiba. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cala Cipolla and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Chia, which is roughly 129.8km (80.6miles) away from Menzel Bourguiba. Another fun surfspot is Chia, located approximately 129.8km (80.6miles) from Menzel Bourguiba.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Menzel Bourguiba. A beach that might be worth checking out is Sounine, which is more than 21.2km (13.2miles) away from Menzel Bourguiba. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Poetto, approximately 145.3km (90.3miles) away from Menzel Bourguiba.

What wetsuit is recommended for Menzel Bourguiba?

The water temperature around Menzel Bourguiba is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°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 diving around Menzel Bourguiba. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (58°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Menzel Bourguiba?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Menzel Bourguiba: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Menzel Bourguiba...

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