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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zapod, Albania

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

Zapod is a coastal city in Albania. The water temperature around Zapod has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.1°C (55.6°F) in March up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Zapod 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 Zapod?

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

Are there surf spots close to Zapod?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Zapod. A good spot nearby is Kastro Point, which is more than 191.3km (118.8miles) away from Zapod. Click here for directions and for more information on Kastro Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Amoudia Left, which is 194.4km (120.8miles) away from Zapod. Another good surfspot is Amoudia Left, located ca 194.4km (120.8miles) from Zapod.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Zapod. A good beach nearby is Shëngjin, which is just 52km (32.3miles) away from Zapod. Another fun beach near Zapod is Velipojë, 59.2km (36.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Zapod?

The water temperature around Zapod is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Zapod. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Zapod?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Zapod: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Zapod...

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