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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mljet, Croatia

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

Mljet is an island in Croatia. It is located in the Adriatic Sea island group. The water temperature around Mljet has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.4°F) in February up to 24.7°C (76.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mljet 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 Mljet?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Mljet is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Mljet. The closest decent spot is Capo Vieste, which is almost 93.1km (57.9miles) away from Mljet. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Capo Vieste and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Fano-Sassonia, which is roughly 237.6km (147.6miles) away from Mljet. Another fun surfspot is Fano-Sassonia, located ca 237.6km (147.6miles) from Mljet.

Are there beaches close to Mljet?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Mljet. The closest decent beach is Brela, which is only 53km (32.9miles) away from Mljet. Another good beach near Mljet is Zlatni Rat, which is approximately 58.3km (36.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Mljet?

The water temperature around Mljet is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Mljet. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mljet?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°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. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Mljet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mljet...

Do you know what the the city Antonimina in Italy, the city Amaliada in Greece, and Daisy Bank have in common with Mljet? Click on the links to find out...