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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sarande, Albania

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

Sarande is a coastal city in Albania. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 15147 people. The water temperature around Sarande varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in April up to 26.3°C (79.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sarande 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 Sarande?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Sarande is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sarande?

There are not many surf spots close to Sarande. A good spot nearby is Kastro Point, which is just 45.9km (28.7miles) away from Sarande. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sarande are Krioneri PARGA, which is ca 46.2km (28.7miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located ca 50.8km (31.6miles) from Sarande.

Are there beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches close to Sarande. The closest one is Saranda, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Sarande. Another good beach near Sarande is Borsh, which is roughly 15.1km (9.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sarande?

The sea temperature around Sarande is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sarande. However, during March, April, and May, water temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sarande?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sarande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sarande...

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