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

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

Dalyan is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 5000 people. The water temperature around Dalyan varies slightly year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Dalyan 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 Dalyan?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Dalyan is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Dalyan. The closest decent spot is Acropolis, which is 59.8km (37.1miles) away from Dalyan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Acropolis and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Alacati, which is approximately 159.6km (99.1miles) away from Dalyan. Another fun surfspot is Alacati, located 159.6km (99.1miles) from Dalyan.

Are there beaches close to Dalyan?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Dalyan. The closest decent beach is Dalaman, which is 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Dalyan. Another fun beach near Dalyan is Ölüdeniz, which is 32.7km (20.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Dalyan?

The water temperature around Dalyan 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 thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Dalyan. However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Dalyan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Dalyan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dalyan...

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