Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Piran, Slovenia
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Piran...
Piran is a coastal city in Slovenia.
It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4192 people.
The water temperature around Piran changes extremely during the year.
The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.4°F) in March up to 24.5°C (76.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Piran 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 Piran?
The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Piran is about:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Piran. A good spot nearby is Lignano Pineta, which is just 24km (34.6miles) away from Piran. Click here
for more information on Lignano Pineta and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Piran are Punta sabbioni Venezia
, which is approximately 55.7km (34.6miles) away, and Rock island Rimini
, located approximately 111.6km (69.3miles) from Piran.
Are there beaches close by?
There are not many beaches in proximity to Piran. A good beach nearby is Grado
, which is 13.9km (8.6miles) away from Piran. Another gorgeous beach near Piran is Bibione
, roughly 25.7km (16miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Piran?
The sea temperature around Piran is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Piran. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 diving and fishing near Piran?
Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Piran: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Piran...
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