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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chalkida, Greece

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

Chalkida is a coastal city in Greece. It is a rather medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 59125 people. The water temperature around Chalkida changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (56°F) in March up to 24.8°C (76.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chalkida 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 Chalkida?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Chalkida is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Chalkida. A good spot nearby is Vouliagmeni, which is just 46km (45.4miles) away from Chalkida. Click here for more information on Vouliagmeni and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Chalkida are Chorefto, which is ca 73.1km (45.4miles) away, and Tinos island-Kolimbithres, located 102km (63.4miles) from Chalkida.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Chalkida. One that might be worth checking out is Zacharo, which is more than 126.8km (78.8miles) away from Chalkida. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Gytheio, ca 131km (81.3miles) away from Chalkida.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Chalkida?

The sea temperature around Chalkida is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chalkida. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Chalkida?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Chalkida: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chalkida...

Do you know what the the city Weymouth in United Kingdom, the city Seabrook in United States, and the city Esposende in Portugal have in common with Chalkida? Click on the links to find out...