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

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

Arit is a coastal city in Turkey. The water temperature around Arit changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44.1°F) in March up to 23.2°C (73.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Arit 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 Arit?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Arit is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Arit. A good spot nearby is Stone Tombs, which is 370.6km (230.2miles) away from Arit. Click here for directions and for more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Anamur, which is roughly 387km (240.4miles) away from Arit. Another surfspot is Anamur, located approximately 387km (240.4miles) from Arit.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Arit. One that might be worth checking out is Sofular Beach, which is 123.1km (76.5miles) away from Arit. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Bolata, approximately 239.2km (148.6miles) away from Arit.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Arit?

The sea temperature around Arit is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Arit. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 7°C (44°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Arit?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Arit: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arit...

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