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

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

Eceabat is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 5120 people. The water temperature around Eceabat has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.8°C (47.8°F) in February up to 24.8°C (76.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Eceabat 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 Eceabat?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Eceabat is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close to Eceabat?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Eceabat. A good spot nearby is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is more than 91.7km (57miles) away from Eceabat. Click here for directions and for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ikaria-Armenistis, which is ca 177km (110miles) away from Eceabat. Another good surfspot is Ikaria-Armenistis, located roughly 177km (110miles) from Eceabat.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Eceabat. The closest decent one is Foça, which is more than 106.8km (66.3miles) away from Eceabat. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Urla, which is roughly 130.4km (81miles) away from Eceabat.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Eceabat?

The water temperature around Eceabat 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 1mm 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 . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 9°C (48°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Eceabat?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Eceabat: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Eceabat...

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