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

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

Dalaman is a beach in Turkey. The water temperature around Dalaman has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in March up to 25.6°C (78°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Dalaman 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 Dalaman?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Dalaman is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Dalaman. A good spot nearby is Acropolis, which is more than 61.1km (38miles) away from Dalaman. Click here to check out more information on Acropolis and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Alacati, which is roughly 169.1km (105.1miles) away from Dalaman. Another surfspot is Alacati, located ca 169.1km (105.1miles) from Dalaman.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Dalaman. A good beach nearby is Ölüdeniz, which is just 23km (14.3miles) away from Dalaman. Another beautiful beach near Dalaman is Kelebekler Vadisi, which is ca 26km (16.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Dalaman?

The sea temperature at Dalaman is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Dalaman?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°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. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Dalaman: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dalaman...

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