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

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

Bafra is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 92944 people. The water temperature around Bafra changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.2°F) in February up to 23.3°C (74°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Bafra 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 Bafra?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Bafra is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Bafra?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Bafra. A good spot nearby is Stone Tombs, which is almost 365.2km (226.9miles) away from Bafra. Click here for directions and for more information on Stone Tombs and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Anamur, which is 413.1km (256.6miles) away from Bafra. Another surfspot is Anamur, located approximately 413.1km (256.6miles) from Bafra.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Bafra. The next good beach is Gagra, which is almost 249.4km (154.9miles) away from Bafra. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Sokumi, approximately 276.9km (172miles) away from Bafra.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Bafra?

The sea temperature around Bafra is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bafra. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bafra?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water 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 Bafra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bafra...

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