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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ayios Nikolaos, Greece

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ayios Nikolaos...

Ayios Nikolaos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3426 people. The water temperature around Ayios Nikolaos varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.6°F) in March up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ayios Nikolaos 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 Ayios Nikolaos?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Ayios Nikolaos is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ayios Nikolaos. A spot that might be worth checking out is Vouliagmeni, which is 42.6km (47.7miles) away from Ayios Nikolaos. Click here for directions and for more information on Vouliagmeni and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ayios Nikolaos are Chorefto, which is 76.7km (47.7miles) away, and Tinos island-Kolimbithres, located roughly 98.3km (61.1miles) from Ayios Nikolaos.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Ayios Nikolaos. The next good one is Zacharo, which is 127.3km (79.1miles) away from Ayios Nikolaos. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Gytheio, ca 129.4km (80.4miles) away from Ayios Nikolaos.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ayios Nikolaos?

The sea temperature around Ayios Nikolaos is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 4/3 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-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ayios Nikolaos?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°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 Ayios Nikolaos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ayios Nikolaos...

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