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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Smokvica, Croatia

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

Smokvica is a coastal city in Croatia. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 1017 people. The water temperature around Smokvica varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.4°F) in February up to 23.3°C (73.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Smokvica 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 Smokvica?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Smokvica is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near Smokvica?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Smokvica. The closest decent spot is Capo Vieste, which is more than 80.4km (49.9miles) away from Smokvica. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Capo Vieste and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Fano-Sassonia, which is approximately 202.9km (126miles) away from Smokvica. Another surfspot is Fano-Sassonia, located ca 202.9km (126miles) from Smokvica.

Are there beautiful beaches near Smokvica?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Smokvica. The closest decent beach is Zlatni Rat, which is just 26.5km (16.5miles) away from Smokvica. Another good beach near Smokvica is Brela, which is roughly 30.3km (18.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Smokvica?

The water temperature around Smokvica is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Smokvica. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people 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 hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Smokvica?

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 (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Smokvica: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Smokvica...

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