The sea temperature in Jelsa is lower than the average sea temperature on the island of Hvar. The sea temperature in Jelsa is determined by the amount of sunshine hours which are abundant on Hvar and the wind, and since Jelsa is located on the western part of the island of Hvar it is exposed to the wind. The wind mixes the sea and in this way lowers the sea temperature in Jelsa, however, due to the large number of sunny days the sea temperature in Jelsa is favorable for swimming and water activities throughout most of the year. Swimming in Jelsa can already be done from May when the sea temperature in Jelsa reaches favorable temperatures, and the months of June, July and August are ideal since the sea temperature in Jelsa maintains a high temperature.
The temperature is perfect for swimming for all ages.
In Jelsa, you can swim in several places, such as Mina beach, which is sandy and ideal for families with children, Grebišće beach, which is pebbly and has crystal clear sea, and Zavala beach, which is hidden in a bay and offers peace and quiet. Additionally, you can swim in numerous coves and hidden beaches that are only accessible by foot or boat.
Last updated 03.12.2023. 19:00