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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Akraifnia, Greece

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

Akraifnia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1195 people. The water temperature around Akraifnia has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in March up to 25.7°C (78.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Akraifnia 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 Akraifnia?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Akraifnia is about:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near Akraifnia?

There are not too many surf spots close to Akraifnia. The next good one is Vouliagmeni, which is roughly 53.6km (43.2miles) away from Akraifnia. Click here for directions and for more information on Vouliagmeni and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Akraifnia are Chorefto, which is 69.6km (43.2miles) away, and alykes, located ca 97.5km (60.6miles) from Akraifnia.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Akraifnia?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Akraifnia. A good beach nearby is Zacharo, which is 108.9km (67.6miles) away from Akraifnia. If you have some extra time, you can also try Gytheio, which is 122.2km (75.9miles) away from Akraifnia.

What wetsuit do I need for Akraifnia?

The water temperature around Akraifnia is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Akraifnia?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Akraifnia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Akraifnia...

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