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

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

Shëngjin is a beach in Albania. The water temperature around Shëngjin changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.1°C (55.6°F) in March up to 26.1°C (79°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 Shëngjin 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 at Shëngjin?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Shëngjin is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Shëngjin. A good spot nearby is Capo Vieste, which is more than 179.3km (111.4miles) away from Shëngjin. Click here for directions and for more information on Capo Vieste and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Krioneri PARGA, which is ca 180.2km (111.9miles) away from Shëngjin. Another good surfspot is Krioneri PARGA, located ca 180.2km (111.9miles) from Shëngjin.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Shëngjin. The closest one is Velipojë, which is just 9.1km (5.7miles) away from Shëngjin. Another beach near Shëngjin is Ada Bojana, which is ca 12.4km (7.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Shëngjin?

The sea temperature at Shëngjin 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 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some 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 near Shëngjin?

Due to significant water 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 February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shëngjin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Shëngjin...

Do you know what the the city Maria de la Salut in Spain, the city Calvisi in Italy, and the city Karaoglanli in Turkey have in common with Shëngjin? Click on the links to find out...