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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:
0°C (32°F)

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.

Fun facts about Qukes-Skenderbe...

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