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

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

Ayvacik is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 6879 people. The water temperature around Ayvacik has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.4°C (45.4°F) in February up to 23.5°C (74.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ayvacik 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 Ayvacik?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Ayvacik is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Ayvacik. The closest decent spot is Alacati, which is 94.3km (58.5miles) away from Ayvacik. Click here for directions and for more information on Alacati and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ikaria-Armenistis, which is ca 137.2km (85.2miles) away from Ayvacik. Another good surfspot is Ikaria-Armenistis, located roughly 137.2km (85.2miles) from Ayvacik.

Are there nice beaches located close to Ayvacik?

No, there are not many beaches near to Ayvacik. The closest decent beach is Foça, which is 67.1km (41.7miles) away from Ayvacik. Another nice beach near Ayvacik is Urla, approximately 90.3km (56.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Ayvacik?

The water temperature around Ayvacik 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ayvacik?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Ayvacik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ayvacik...

Do you know what the the city Negombo in Sri Lanka, the island Glims Holm in United Kingdom, and the city Sikao in Thailand have in common with Ayvacik? Click on the links to find out...