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

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

Echinos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2162 people. The water temperature around Echinos changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in February up to 24.9°C (76.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Echinos 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 Echinos?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Echinos is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Echinos. A good spot nearby is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is more than 39.5km (24.5miles) away from Echinos. Click here for directions and for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Alacati, which is ca 222km (137.9miles) away from Echinos. Another surfspot is Alacati, located 222km (137.9miles) from Echinos.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Echinos. One that might be worth checking out is Sunny Beach, which is more than 170.2km (105.7miles) away from Echinos. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Foça, 204.2km (126.8miles) away from Echinos.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Echinos?

The sea temperature around Echinos 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 stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 10°C (51°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Echinos?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Echinos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Echinos...

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