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

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

Astakos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2569 people. The water temperature around Astakos varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in January up to 24.5°C (76.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Astakos 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 Astakos?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Astakos is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Astakos. The next good one is alykes, which is about 24km (22.9miles) away from Astakos. Click here to check out more information on alykes and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Astakos are Shark reef, which is approximately 36.9km (22.9miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot, located 44.7km (27.8miles) from Astakos.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Astakos?

No, there are not many beaches near to Astakos. One beach, which is not too far away, is Valtos Beach, which is 63.6km (39.5miles) away from Astakos. Another nice beach near Astakos is Zacharo, which is ca 79.1km (49.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Astakos?

The water temperature around Astakos is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Astakos. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Astakos?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Astakos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Astakos...

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