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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rietavas, Lithuania

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

Rietavas is a coastal city in Lithuania. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3737 people. The water temperature around Rietavas varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.7°F) in March up to 17.7°C (63.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rietavas 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 Rietavas?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Rietavas is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Rietavas. A spot that might be worth checking out is Vaana, which is more than 270.2km (167.8miles) away from Rietavas. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vaana and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Hornbaek, which is ca 365.9km (227.3miles) away from Rietavas. Another good surfspot is Hornbaek, located approximately 365.9km (227.3miles) from Rietavas.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Rietavas. A beach that might be worth checking out is Curonian Spit, which is just 60km (37.3miles) away from Rietavas. Another good beach near Rietavas is Zelenogradsk, which is ca 78.2km (48.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Rietavas?

The sea temperature around Rietavas is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Rietavas. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to 1°C (35°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Rietavas?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (35-44°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rietavas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rietavas...

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