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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Orikum, Albania

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

Orikum is a coastal city in Albania. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2604 people. The water temperature around Orikum varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in March up to 24.4°C (75.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Orikum 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 Orikum?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Orikum is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Orikum. A spot, which is not too far away, is Kastro Point, which is roughly 87.3km (54.4miles) away from Orikum. Click here to check out more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Orikum are Krioneri PARGA, which is approximately 87.7km (54.4miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located 92.5km (57.4miles) from Orikum.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several gorgeous beaches near to Orikum. The nearest one is Dhërmi, which is just 15km (9.3miles) away from Orikum. Another good beach near Orikum is Gjipe, which is 17.3km (10.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Orikum?

The sea temperature around Orikum is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Orikum?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Orikum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Orikum...

Do you know what the the city Hilversum in the Netherlands, the city Mhasla in the India, and the city Guaro in the Spain have in common with Orikum? Click on the links to find out...