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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rijeka, Croatia

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

Rijeka is a coastal city in Croatia. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 141172 people. The water temperature around Rijeka changes dramatically throughout 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rijeka 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 Rijeka?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Rijeka is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Rijeka. A spot, which is not too far away, is Lignano Pineta, which is roughly 66.4km (59.8miles) away from Rijeka. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lignano Pineta and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rijeka are Punta sabbioni Venezia , which is 96.2km (59.8miles) away, and Fano-Sassonia, located approximately 124.2km (77.2miles) from Rijeka.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Rijeka. The next good one is Grado, which is only 54.6km (33.9miles) away from Rijeka. Another fun beach near Rijeka is Bibione, approximately 68.2km (42.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Rijeka?

The sea temperature around Rijeka 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 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Rijeka. However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Rijeka?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rijeka: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rijeka...

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