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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port el Kantaoui, Tunisia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port el Kantaoui...

Port el Kantaoui is a coastal city in Tunisia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6000 people. The water temperature around Port el Kantaoui changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in March up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Port el Kantaoui 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 Port el Kantaoui?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Port el Kantaoui is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Port el Kantaoui. A spot that might be worth checking out is Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is almost 206.4km (128.2miles) away from Port el Kantaoui. Click here for more information on Gozo-Ramla Bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Golden bay, which is ca 209.7km (130.3miles) away from Port el Kantaoui. Another surfspot is Golden bay, located 209.7km (130.3miles) from Port el Kantaoui.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Port el Kantaoui. One that might be worth checking out is Sounine, which is more than 93.4km (58miles) away from Port el Kantaoui. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Xlendi, 202.8km (125.9miles) away from Port el Kantaoui.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Port el Kantaoui?

The sea temperature around Port el Kantaoui 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 will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Port el Kantaoui. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold 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 near Port el Kantaoui?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Port el Kantaoui: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Port el Kantaoui...

Do you know what the the city Cravanzana in Italy, the city Panhala in India, and the city Salisbury in Dominica have in common with Port el Kantaoui? Click on the links to find out...