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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sounine, Tunesia

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

Sounine is a beach in Tunesia. The water temperature around Sounine varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.4°F) in February up to 24.7°C (76.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sounine 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 Sounine?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Sounine is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Sounine. A good spot nearby is Cipolla-Pipeline, which is 135.8km (84.3miles) away from Sounine. Click here to check out more information on Cipolla-Pipeline and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Chia, which is approximately 136km (84.5miles) away from Sounine. Another fun surfspot is Chia, located ca 136km (84.5miles) from Sounine.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Sounine. A beach that might be worth checking out is Poetto, which is almost 148.5km (92.2miles) away from Sounine. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Tamanert Beach, ca 201.6km (125.2miles) away from Sounine.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Sounine?

The water temperature at Sounine is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sounine. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, 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 carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sounine?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Sounine: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sounine...

Do you know what the the city Ebon in the Marshall Islands, the city Mangarine in the Philippines, and the city Turnersville in the United States have in common with Sounine? Click on the links to find out...