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

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

Petran is a coastal city in Albania. The water temperature around Petran varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in April up to 26.3°C (79.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Petran 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 Petran?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Petran is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Petran?

There are not many surf spots close to Petran. The closest decent spot is Kastro Point, which is 63.9km (39.8miles) away from Petran. Click here for directions and for more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Petran are Krioneri PARGA, which is 64.1km (39.8miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located roughly 67.2km (41.8miles) from Petran.

Are there beaches near Petran?

There are not too many beaches near to Petran. A beach that might be worth checking out is Borsh, which is just 31.4km (19.5miles) away from Petran. Another beach near Petran is Saranda, which is approximately 31.7km (19.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Petran?

The sea temperature around Petran is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during spring, water temperatures drop down to 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Petran?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Petran: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Petran...

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