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

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

Astypalaia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1129 people. The water temperature around Astypalaia varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in April up to 24.4°C (76°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Astypalaia 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 Astypalaia?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Astypalaia is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near Astypalaia?

There are not too many surf spots close to Astypalaia. The closest decent spot is Naxos apollonas, which is just 61.7km (47.2miles) away from Astypalaia. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Naxos apollonas and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Astypalaia are Ikaria-Armenistis, which is 76km (47.2miles) away, and Tinos-Leivada, located ca 95.3km (59.2miles) from Astypalaia.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Astypalaia. A good beach nearby is Bodrum, which is just 68.4km (42.5miles) away from Astypalaia. Another fun beach near Astypalaia is Didim, approximately 76km (47.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Astypalaia?

The water temperature around Astypalaia is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, 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 wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Astypalaia. Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Astypalaia?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Astypalaia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Astypalaia...

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