Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Qukes-Skenderbe, Albania
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Qukes-Skenderbe...
Qukes-Skenderbe is a coastal city in Albania.
The water temperature around Qukes-Skenderbe has a large variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (55.9°F) in February up to 25.5°C (77.9°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 Qukes-Skenderbe 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 Qukes-Skenderbe?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Qukes-Skenderbe is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Qukes-Skenderbe. A spot, which is not too far away, is Kastro Point, which is more than 124.4km (77.3miles) away from Qukes-Skenderbe. Click here
for directions and for more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Amoudia Left
, which is roughly 127.6km (79.2miles) away from Qukes-Skenderbe. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left
, located roughly 127.6km (79.2miles) from Qukes-Skenderbe.
Are there white sand beaches near by?
There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Qukes-Skenderbe. One beach, which is not too far away, is Kavaja
, which is just 46km (28.6miles) away from Qukes-Skenderbe. Another good beach near Qukes-Skenderbe is Golemit
, ca 48.4km (30.1miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Qukes-Skenderbe?
The sea temperature around Qukes-Skenderbe is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°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 scuba diving around Qukes-Skenderbe. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing close to Qukes-Skenderbe?
Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Qukes-Skenderbe: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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