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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sirte Rise

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

Sirte Rise is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sirte Rise varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.8°F) in March up to 27.9°C (82.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sirte Rise 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 Rise?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Sirte Rise is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Sirte Rise. A good spot nearby is Off The Wall, which is 11.5km (7.2miles) away from Sirte Rise. Click here for directions and 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 Mellieha bay, which is approximately 281.3km (174.7miles) away from Sirte Rise. Another surfspot is Mellieha bay, located ca 281.3km (174.7miles) from Sirte Rise.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Sirte Rise. A good beach nearby is St Thomas Bay, which is more than 267.2km (166miles) away from Sirte Rise. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Pretty Bay, ca 267.5km (166.1miles) away from Sirte Rise.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Sirte Rise?

The water temperature at Sirte Rise is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°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 sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sirte Rise. However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sirte Rise?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sirte Rise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sirte Rise...

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