The Adriatic is well-known for its salinity, which reaches to 38 ‰ (38g of salt in 1L water)
The temperature of the Adriatic Sea reaches 23 – 26°C in summer season. The high percentage of salt causes the clearness of water. Some of the sources say that on the open Adriatic you can see objects 56m deep in the water.
The Adriatic is often called as “the blue Adriatic”. His typical dark-blue colour is caused mainly by the low occurrence of biological plankton. It is also famous for its clearness. In the Mediterranean area its waters are the clearest and in the world it takes the first places too.
The difference between tide and low-tide on the Adriatic is very slight.