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

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

Arkalochori is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3537 people. The water temperature around Arkalochori has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in March up to 25.3°C (77.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Arkalochori 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 Arkalochori?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Arkalochori is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Arkalochori. A good spot nearby is Almiros, which is 25.2km (18.7miles) away from Arkalochori. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Almiros and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Arkalochori are Peristeras, which is ca 30.1km (18.7miles) away, and Preveli, located roughly 44.5km (27.7miles) from Arkalochori.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Arkalochori. The closest decent one is Bodrum, which is more than 176.9km (109.9miles) away from Arkalochori. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Gytheio, roughly 186.5km (115.8miles) away from Arkalochori.

What wetsuit is recommended for Arkalochori?

The water temperature around Arkalochori is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Arkalochori. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Arkalochori?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Arkalochori: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arkalochori...

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