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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mistra, Malta

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mistra...

Mistra is a beach in Malta. The water temperature around Mistra has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in February up to 25.4°C (77.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mistra 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 at Mistra?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Mistra is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Mistra?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Mistra. The closest one is Mellieha bay, which is 2.2km (1.9miles) away from Mistra. Click here for more information on Mellieha bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mistra are Golden bay, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located roughly 9.3km (5.8miles) from Mistra.

Are there any other beaches near Mistra?

Yes, there are some nice beaches in close proximity to Mistra. The nearest one is Pwales Beach, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Mistra. Another beautiful beach near Mistra is St Pauls Bay, which is ca 0.9km (0.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Mistra?

The water temperature at Mistra is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mistra?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mistra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mistra...

Do you know what the Mallorca Channel , Trappe in United States, and the city Gillingham in United Kingdom have in common with Mistra? Click on the links to find out...