Sea temperature in Dalmatia has been systematically measured, recorded and monitored for more than 30 years. Sea temperature in Dalmatia is scientifically interesting to study and is full of many peculiarities that affect the culture, lifestyle, dietary habits and way of life of people in Dalmatia. The Adriatic Sea is very warm, and even drastically warmer in winter than the sea temperature in Istria [LINK] and the sea temperature in Kvarner. [LINK] Characteristics of sea temperature in Dalmatia include rapid and locally sudden warming of the sea starting from April, stable sea temperature during the summer and gradual cooling from October. Sea temperature in Dalmatia is measured at more than 50 places on Croatian islands and coast, and sea temperature in Dalmatia can often be higher than sea temperature in Croatia. [LINK] Sea temperature in Dubrovnik, [LINK] sea temperature in Zadar, [LINK] sea temperature in Split [LINK] and sea temperature in Šibenik can best help in understanding sea temperature in Dalmatia. The highest sea temperature in the Republic of Croatia was recorded in Dalmatia when the sea temperature at Mljet [LINK] in the Small Lake was 31.1 degrees Celsius.
The temperature is perfect for swimming for all ages.
Although technically you can bathe at any temperature, which is why some recommend bathing in cold water for various health benefits, the best temperature to bathe at is between 20 and 23°C. For most bathers, this is the ideal temperature, especially because it reduces the chance of shock in older and sick people.
For babies from 0 to 3 months, the minimum temperature at which they should be bathed is 32°C. For those from 3 to 12 months, the temperature can be slightly lower - 30°C. For older children, the temperature should be around 25°C. The temperature of any baby bath should never exceed 35°C.
It is very simple to protect yourself from the sun, just make sure to drink enough water, use sunscreen with a high factor (30+) and avoid the sun when UV radiation and temperature are at their highest, which is from 10 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon.