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

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

Antalya is a beach in Turkey. The water temperature around Antalya has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.8°F) in March up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Antalya 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 Antalya?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Antalya is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Antalya. A good spot nearby is Anamur, which is more than 136km (84.5miles) away from Antalya. Click here for directions and for more information on Anamur and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Castles, which is ca 193.1km (119.9miles) away from Antalya. Another surfspot is Castles, located 193.1km (119.9miles) from Antalya.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close to Antalya?

There are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Antalya. The closest one is Lara Beach, which is only 7.9km (4.9miles) away from Antalya. Another beautiful beach near Antalya is Kleopatra Beach, which is approximately 73.8km (45.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Antalya?

The sea temperature at Antalya is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to 16°C (61°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Antalya?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Antalya: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Antalya...

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