Adriatic sea temperature peaking: 28-30 °C

The temperature of the Adriatic sea is peaking today, ahead of the Tramontana and Bora/Bura winds expected late today and tomorrow. Much of the sea is now at 28-30 °C. In particular, the warmest areas are in the northern Adriatic, around the Venice lagoon and the coasts of Emilia Romagna, Veneto, Friuli, the Slovenian coast and northern Istra (Croatia).


Sea surface temperature in the Adriatic sea forecast for Sunday, August 6. Map: Adriatic Forecasting System.


Sea surface temperature anomaly in the Adriatic sea forecast for Sunday, August 6. Map: Adriatic Forecasting System.

Slightly less warm waters, with temperatures mostly between 26 and 28 °C are present in the Kvarner region in Croatia and in the southern Adriatic along the coast of Montenegro and northern Albania.



7-day sea surface temperature average over various parts of the Adriatic sea. Map: Consorzio LaMMA.

Strong Tramontana and Bura/Bora winds are expected in northern and central Adriatic late today and tomorrow – expect sea surface temperatures drop somewhat, but stay tuned for details.