Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shenkoll, Albania
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shenkoll...
Shenkoll is a coastal city in Albania.
The water temperature around Shenkoll has significant variability year round.
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 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 Shenkoll 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 Shenkoll?
The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Shenkoll is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are in proximity to Shenkoll. A good spot nearby is Kastro Point, which is more than 171km (106.2miles) away from Shenkoll. Click here
for more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Amoudia Left
, which is roughly 175.2km (108.8miles) away from Shenkoll. Another fun surfspot is Amoudia Left
, located approximately 175.2km (108.8miles) from Shenkoll.
Are there gorgeous beaches close by?
There are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Shenkoll. The closest one is Shëngjin
, which is only 9km (5.6miles) away from Shenkoll. Another beautiful beach near Shenkoll is Velipojë
, which is ca 16.6km (10.3miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Shenkoll?
The sea temperature around Shenkoll 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 people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shenkoll. However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing near Shenkoll?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Shenkoll: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.