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

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

Biga is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 30852 people. The water temperature around Biga has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in January up to 24.2°C (75.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Biga 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 Biga?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Biga is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Biga. A spot, which is not too far away, is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is 134.5km (83.5miles) away from Biga. Click here for directions and for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ikaria-Armenistis, which is ca 190.2km (118.1miles) away from Biga. Another fun surfspot is Ikaria-Armenistis, located approximately 190.2km (118.1miles) from Biga.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Biga?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Biga. A beach, which is not too far away, is Foça, which is almost 110.8km (68.8miles) away from Biga. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Urla, which is approximately 134km (83.2miles) away from Biga.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Biga?

The sea temperature around Biga is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Biga. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm 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 high-quality 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 near Biga?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Biga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Biga...

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