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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nizhniy Arkhyz, Russia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nizhniy Arkhyz...

Nizhniy Arkhyz is a coastal city in Russia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2000 people. The water temperature around Nizhniy Arkhyz has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.6°C (47.4°F) in February up to 25°C (77.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Nizhniy Arkhyz 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 Nizhniy Arkhyz?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Nizhniy Arkhyz is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Nizhniy Arkhyz. A spot, which is not too far away, is Stone Tombs, which is more than 641.8km (398.6miles) away from Nizhniy Arkhyz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Anamur, which is ca 707.8km (439.6miles) away from Nizhniy Arkhyz. Another good surfspot is Anamur, located roughly 707.8km (439.6miles) from Nizhniy Arkhyz.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Nizhniy Arkhyz. One beach, which is not too far away, is Sokumi, which is just 51.5km (32miles) away from Nizhniy Arkhyz. Another nice beach near Nizhniy Arkhyz is Gagra, which is 65.6km (40.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Nizhniy Arkhyz?

The water temperature around Nizhniy Arkhyz 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 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 9°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nizhniy Arkhyz?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Nizhniy Arkhyz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nizhniy Arkhyz...

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