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

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

Vis is a coastal city in Croatia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1785 people. The water temperature around Vis has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.7°F) in February up to 24.4°C (75.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Vis 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 Vis?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Vis is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Vis?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Vis. A spot that might be worth checking out is Capo Vieste, which is more than 78.6km (48.8miles) away from Vis. Click here for more information on Capo Vieste and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Fano-Sassonia, which is ca 166.3km (103.3miles) away from Vis. Another surfspot is Fano-Sassonia, located approximately 166.3km (103.3miles) from Vis.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Vis. A beach that might be worth checking out is Zlatni Rat, which is just 26.4km (16.4miles) away from Vis. Another beach near Vis is Brela, approximately 43.1km (26.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Vis?

The water temperature around Vis is warm, reaching up to 24°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 to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Vis. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Vis?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Vis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Vis...

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