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

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

Bodrum is a beach in Turkey. The water temperature around Bodrum varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.4°C (61.6°F) in March up to 25.1°C (77.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bodrum 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 at Bodrum?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Bodrum is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bodrum. A spot, which is not too far away, is Acropolis, which is 74.4km (52.3miles) away from Bodrum. Click here to check out more information on Acropolis and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bodrum are Ikaria-Armenistis, which is 84.1km (52.3miles) away, and Alacati, located roughly 103.1km (64miles) from Bodrum.

Are there any other white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Bodrum. A beach that might be worth checking out is Didim, which is only 25.3km (15.7miles) away from Bodrum. Another fun beach near Bodrum is Rhodes, which is ca 60.2km (37.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bodrum?

The sea temperature at Bodrum is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 16°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bodrum?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°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 Bodrum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bodrum...

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