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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Anamur, Turkey

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

Anamur is a surf spot in Turkey. The water temperature around Anamur has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.8°F) in March up to 27.2°C (81°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Anamur 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 at Anamur?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Anamur is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Anamur. A spot, which is not too far away, is Castles, which is only 71.8km (44.6miles) away from Anamur. Click here for more information on Castles and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Anamur is Stone Tombs, which is ca 73.4km (45.6miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Anamur. The closest decent beach is Kleopatra Beach, which is 62.2km (38.6miles) away from Anamur. Another beach near Anamur is Coral Bay, approximately 90.9km (56.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Anamur?

The water temperature at Anamur is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Anamur. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Anamur?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Anamur: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Anamur...

Do you know what the the city Ploumilliau in France, the city Enjitsu in South Korea, and the city Little River in United States have in common with Anamur? Click on the links to find out...