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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sirte Plain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sirte Plain...

Sirte Plain is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sirte Plain varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60°F) in February up to 26.8°C (80.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sirte Plain 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 Sirte Plain?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Sirte Plain is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Sirte Plain. A spot, which is not too far away, is Off The Wall, which is almost 113km (70.2miles) away from Sirte Plain. Click here to check out more information on Off The Wall and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Voidokoilia, which is ca 231km (143.5miles) away from Sirte Plain. Another good surfspot is Voidokoilia, located roughly 231km (143.5miles) from Sirte Plain.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Sirte Plain. A beach, which is not too far away, is Gytheio, which is more than 252km (156.5miles) away from Sirte Plain. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Zacharo, which is roughly 261.1km (162.2miles) away from Sirte Plain.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sirte Plain?

The sea temperature at Sirte Plain is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°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 at Sirte Plain. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Sirte Plain?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sirte Plain: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sirte Plain...

Do you know what the the city Buchanan in the United States, the city Khed in the India, and the city Vidauban in the France have in common with Sirte Plain? Click on the links to find out...